A lively, emphatic, eager quality or manner
Capacity or power for work or vigorous activity
All Nicholas' animation vanished.
In this doctrine of universal animation he was like Leibnitz, yet very different.
"We drove them back!" said Boris with animation, growing talkative.
Thete is more animation than in the round figures.
She shared with all her heart in the prayer for the spirit of righteousness, for the strengthening of the heart by faith and hope, and its animation by love.