Meaning of inanimately in English:



See inanimate

‘Relentlessly, she stared at the phone sitting inanimately on her desk, willing it to ring because there was no way she'd sacrifice her own pride and call Chris herself.’
  • ‘My eyes wandered to the phone sitting inanimately, as it should have been, on my nightstand right beside my picture frame, which held a collage of pictures from over the years.’
  • ‘The two men had stood there for what must have been an hour, staring inanimately at the carcass that lay before them.’
  • ‘Raine yelped in pain as her body hit the wall like a rag-doll, falling to the ground inanimately.’
  • ‘He proceeded to remain there, almost inanimately, for the whole of the class.’