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Wordnet 3.0


1. made sprightly or cheerful;

2. made lively or spirited;
- Example: "a meal enlivened by the music"
- Example: "a spirited debate"
[syn: enlivened, spirited]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Enliven \En*liv"en\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Enlivened; p. pr. & vb. n. Enlivening.] [Pref. en- + liven.]. 1. To give life, action, or motion to; to make vigorous or active; to excite; to quicken; as, fresh fuel enlivens a fire. [1913 Webster] Lo! of themselves th' enlivened chessmen move. --Cowley. [1913 Webster] 2. To give spirit or vivacity to; to make sprightly, gay, or cheerful; to animate; as, mirth and good humor enliven a company; enlivening strains of music. Syn: To animate; rouse; inspire; cheer; encourage; comfort; exhilarate; inspirit; invigorate. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

enlivened adj 1: made sprightly or cheerful [ant: unenlivened] 2: made lively or spirited; "a meal enlivened by the music"; "a spirited debate" [syn: enlivened, spirited]
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:

24 Moby Thesaurus words for "enlivened": aboveground, alive, alive and kicking, among the living, animate, animated, breathing, capable of life, conscious, endowed with life, existent, in the flesh, inspirited, instinct with life, live, living, long-lived, quick, tenacious of life, very much alive, viable, vital, vivified, zoetic