1. the condition of living or the state of being alive

Similar word(s): aliveness, life, living

Definition categories: state, being, beingness, existence

2. the property of being able to survive and grow

Similar word(s): vitality

Definition categories: attribute, aliveness, animateness, liveness

3. quality of being active or spirited or alive and vigorous

Similar word(s): brio, invigoration, spiritedness, vivification

Definition categories: attribute, activeness, activity

4. the activity of giving vitality and vigour to something

Similar word(s): invigoration, vivification

Definition categories: act, activating, activation, energizing

5. the making of animated cartoons

Definition categories: act, cinematography, filming

6. general activity and motion

Similar word(s): liveliness

Definition categories: act, activity

Sentences with animation as a noun:

- He recited the story with great animation.