animating animating

Definition(s):

  • (adj) giving spirit and vivacity

Usage(s):

  1. And its two lead performances made me hope there will be sequels even if Weitz can't infuse this first episode with the animating spark of grand-scale moviemaking.
  2. In fact, responsibility is his animating principle these days.
  3. According to co-creator Matt Maiellaro, budget constraints posed a problem in animating Meatwad a lovable, dim-witted lump of hamburger who has the power to change his form.

News

  • 6 Surprising Things About The IRS Scandal

    Interviews with two key IRS staffers describe a workplace where office politics in Cincinnati and Washington, not partisan politics, served as the animating force behind the improper targeting of Tea Party groups.
    on June 18, 2013     Source: NPR

Quotes

  1. "It fits the profile of a classic cult in the sense that it's a personality-driven group and that Queen Antoinette is that animating personality and central defining element of the group," Ross said.
    on Aug 16, 2008 By: Rick A Ross Source: International Herald Tribune

  2. "It has become an independent force of its own, capable of animating a corps of devoted followers without direct contact and capable of inspiring violence without direct orders," Gates told a gathering of special operations forces, the military...
    on May 21, 2008 By: Robert Gates Source: Reuters

  3. "It's just so hard, because we're still living with it every day, we're working with his creative contribution," Katzenberg told AP. "As we stand here today, there are animators who are animating."
    on Aug 14, 2008 By: Jeffrey Katzenberg Source: FOXNews

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