Animation (noun)

  1. The state of being full of life or vigor.
  2. The technique of photographing successive drawings or positions of puppets or models to create the illusion of movement when the film is shown as a sequence.


Late 19th century: from french animation, from animer "give life to", from latin animare, from anima "soul".


  1. The party was filled with animation.
  2. Disney is famous for its animation.
  3. The animation was done using stop-motion techniques.
  4. The animation was created using computer graphics.
  5. The animation was very lifelike.
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