(adjective, verb)


1. having life or vigor or spirit

- an animated and expressive face

- animated conversation

- became very animated when he heard the good news

Similar word(s): enlivened, spirited, lively, vital, reanimated, revived, alive

2. made to appear to move as living creatures do

- an animated cartoon

- animated puppets

Similar word(s): moving

Sentences with animated as an adjective:

- an animated discussion


1. simple past tense and past participle of animate