What is the opposite of animate?

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Adjective
Opposite of alive or having life
Adjective
Opposite of showing or characterized by great energy and movement
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Opposite of exhibiting a lively optimism
Adjective
(biology, chemistry) Opposite of relating to or derived from living matter
“Like all plant materials, tobacco contains minerals and other inorganic constituents.”
Verb
Opposite of to give inspiration, encouragement, or renewed vigor to
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Opposite of to cause (a belief or emotion) to become stronger or more widespread
“I defended the president on that occasion because he had done something that served to abate the panic that had reached very dangerous proportions.”
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Opposite of to start, activate or put into action
“A protective system is connected to the power system to sense selected circuit conditions and deactivate the power system upon the occurrence of a fault.”
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Opposite of to rouse or inspire a particular feeling or thoughts
“When you're a nurse, you see so much sadness and pain on a daily basis that you almost have to desensitize yourself to it just to stay sane.”
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Opposite of to become brighter
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Opposite of to trigger a passionate feeling or reaction
“Harper was worked up at having lost her favorite doll, but her mother would do her best to calm her.”
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