Pronunciation of Animation
/ˌanɪmˈe͡ɪʃən/, /ˌanɪmˈeɪʃən/, /ˌa_n_ɪ_m_ˈeɪ_ʃ_ə_n/
Synonyms for animation:
exoticism, dub in, cutaway, film noir, feature film, silent movie, zing, soft focus, freeze-frame, spaghetti western, screwball comedy, post-production, pic, ginger, oomph, filming, nervousness, biopic, B movie, Ealing comedy, whodunit, home movie, docudrama, high-concept, vivaciousness, stage-manage, motion picture, chiller, costume drama, newsreel, satire, video, chick flick, blue movie, slasher, dub out, abandon, technicolor, pan, horror movie, miniseries, peppiness, moving picture, dub over, anime, spark, road movie, buddy movie, intercut, director's cut, filmstrip, Storyboard, pre-production, remake, cutting room, movie, talkie, weepie, pizzazz.
novelty, pep, encouragement, documentary, pertness, sparkle, steam, joy, get-up-and-go, picture, fascination, western, prop, location, sleeper, scenario, flick, esprit, temperature, vehicle, turkey, zip, produce.
Sense 1 (noun)
Sense 2 (noun)
Sense 3 (noun)
high spirits (noun)
liveliness; activity (noun)
fervor, life, pep, verve, vigor, zeal, sprightliness, vitality, vim, action, enthusiasm, brio, vivacity, energy, oomph, sparkle, zip, esprit, elation, exhilaration, vibrancy, excitement, briskness, spirit, zest, passion, zing.
industriousness, lustiness, friskiness, passion, potency, sprightliness, enthusiasm, eagerness, exuberance, zest, excitement, strength, puissance, verve, gusto, zeal, vim, vigor, earnestness, agitation, power, Ardency, relish, spirit, fervency.
Usage examples for animation:
- The scene in the harbor as General Pershing set foot on French soil was one of striking beauty and animation. - "Kelly Miller's History of the World War for Human Rights", Kelly Miller.
- She was dressed in white, and her face was flushed and happy, even girlish in its animation. - "The Bars of Iron", Ethel May Dell.