Usage examples for animated

  1. Her father had been a silent man, and often as she faced him at meals Ethel had talked and talked to herself in quite as animated a way as though she were saying it all aloud. – His Second Wife by Ernest Poole
  2. It has animated me wonderfully. – The Squirrel Inn by Frank R. Stockton
  3. " It's your business, George," said Mr. MacAlister, and then as he gazed at his cousin's thoughtful face, his own grew suddenly animated. – Simon by J. Storer Clouston
  4. The feeling that now animated Dalton can easily be explained. – The Living Link by James De Mille
  5. The dear Italian names rolled out, and the speaker grew more and more animated and agreeable. – Lady Merton, Colonist by Mrs. Humphry Ward
  6. Ah, if it were only duty that animated me! – That Affair Next Door by Anna Katharine Green
  7. I may conclude by saying that though nothing has been taken directly from Tabachetti's Journey to Calvary chapel, the sculptor, whoever he was, has nevertheless plainly felt the influence, and been animated by the spirit of that great work, then just completed. – Ex Voto by Samuel Butler
  8. The living warmth of her hand animated him. – The Red Lily, v2 by Anatole France
  9. She became more animated, and the peculiar sparkle of her face more spirited. – The Bent Twig by Dorothy Canfield
  10. The Cabinet, partly Whig and partly Peelite, was animated by no general principle. – A Short History of English Liberalism by Walter Lyon Blease
  11. He is still very handsome, only, of course, he looks older, and he is not so- so animated as he used to be. – Washington Square by Henry James
  12. Whatever their forms of government, they would be animated by an American feeling and guided by an American policy. – Jefferson and his Colleagues A Chronicle of the Virginia Dynasty, Volume 15 In The Chronicles Of America Series by Allen Johnson
  13. The lips ceased to tremble, the eyes became animated: before the Countess stood an unknown man. – Best Russian Short Stories by Various
  14. Five, ten, fifteen minutes passed, with no break in that animated chatter. – Their Son; The Necklace by Eduardo Zamacois
  15. Yet now, since the spell of this presence was removed, his horror left him, and his former hope animated all his soul. – Cord and Creese by James de Mille
  16. She had become a fury animated by a single purpose. – A Pagan of the Hills by Charles Neville Buck
  17. She found this embarrassing; so turning towards young Balue, started an animated conversation with him, and thereupon Jean, with a somewhat troubled expression in his eyes, watched her all the time. – Bijou by Gyp
  18. " Do you mean to tell me," growing absolutely animated through his surprise, " that you have never been face to face with him?" – Molly Bawn by Margaret Wolfe Hamilton
  19. For what I have written I offer no apology, but will simply state that I have only been animated with a sincere desire to do my little all to sweep the drink curse from our country and the world. – From Wealth to Poverty by Austin Potter