animated adj
To draw cartoons for a living requires someone who is very animated.

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  • animated — (adj.) 1530s, alive, pp. adjective from ANIMATE (Cf. animate) (v.). Meaning mentally excited is from 1530s; full of activity from 1580s. The moving pictures sense is attested from 1895; of cartoons from 1897. Related: Animatedly …   Etymology dictionary

  • animated — [adj] lively activated, active, alert, animate, ardent, brisk, buoyant, dynamic, ebullient, elated, energetic, energized, enthusiastic, excited, fervent, gay, happy, passionate, peppy, quick, snappy, spirited, sprightly, vibrant, vigorous, vital …   New thesaurus

  • animated — adj. Animated is used with these nouns: ↑cartoon, ↑character, ↑conversation, ↑discussion, ↑face, ↑film, ↑movie, ↑sequence, ↑series, ↑show, ↑video …   Collocations dictionary

  • animated — [an′əmāt΄id] adj. 1. alive or seeming alive; living or lifelike 2. showing animation; lively SYN. LIVELY, LIVING animatedly adv …   English World dictionary

  • animated — adj 1. lively, full of life, vivacious, enlivened; inspirited, invigorated, energized, energetic, vivified, vitalized, reanimated, revived, revitalized, rejuvenated; vigorous, forceful, dynamic; inspired, eager, Inf. psyched or psyched up,… …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • animated — adj. 1 lively, vigorous. 2 having life. 3 (of a film etc.) using techniques of animation. Derivatives: animatedly adv. animator n. (in sense 3) …   Useful english dictionary

  • animated — [[t]æ̱nɪmeɪtɪd[/t]] 1) ADJ GRADED Someone who is animated or who is having an animated conversation is lively and is showing their feelings. She was seen in animated conversation with the singer Yuri Marusin... Everyone became more animated.… …   English dictionary

  • animated — an|i|ma|ted [ˈænımeıtıd] adj 1.) showing a lot of interest and energy animated discussion/conversation ▪ The performance was followed by an animated discussion. 2.) animated cartoon/film/feature etc a film or programme that shows pictures, clay… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • animated — animatedly, adv. /an euh may tid/, adj. 1. full of life, action, or spirit; lively; vigorous: an animated debate on the death penalty. 2. made or equipped to move or give the appearance of moving in an animallike fashion: animated puppets. 3.… …   Universalium

  • animated — an•i•mat•ed [[t]ˈæn əˌmeɪ tɪd[/t]] adj. 1) full of life, action, or spirit; lively: an animated debate[/ex] 2) made to move in a lifelike fashion: animated puppets[/ex] 3) containing objects that appear to move in a lifelike fashion: an animated… …   From formal English to slang

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