Definitions for animaˈæn ə mə

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. anima(noun)

    (Jungian psychology) the inner self (not the external persona) that is in touch with the unconscious

Wiktionary

  1. anima(Noun)

    The soul or inner self of a person.

  2. anima(Noun)

    The inner self (not the external persona) of a person as opposed to the persona that is in touch with the unconscious.

  3. anima(Noun)

    The unconscious feminine aspect of a male.

  4. Origin: From anima, sometimes equivalent to animus, both from ane-; see animus. Cognate with άνεμος, anda. More at onde.

Freebase

  1. Anima and animus

    The anima and animus, in Carl Jung's school of analytical psychology, are the two primary anthropomorphic archetypes of the unconscious mind, as opposed to both the theriomorphic and inferior function of the shadow archetypes, as well as the abstract symbol sets that formulate the archetype of the Self. The anima and animus are described by Jung as elements of his theory of the collective unconscious, a domain of the unconscious that transcends the personal psyche. In the unconscious of a man, this archetype finds expression as a feminine inner personality: anima; equivalently, in the unconscious of a woman it is expressed as a masculine inner personality: animus. The anima and animus can be identified as the totality of the unconscious feminine psychological qualities that a man possesses or the masculine ones possessed by a woman, respectively. It is an archetype of the collective unconscious and not an aggregate of father or mother, brothers, sisters, aunts, uncles, or teachers, though these aspects of the personal unconscious can influence the person for good or ill.

Anagrams for anima »

  1. amain, Amina, amnia, mania

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of anima in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of anima in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. James A Michener, Iberia:

    Yo soy un anima infeliz,Perdida en este mundo atormendo.
    I am a miserable spirit lost in this tormented world.

  2. Deodatta V. Shenai-Khatkhate:

    Que nunca se sabe lo que puede deparar el futuro, sobre todo cuando ves todas las puertas cerradas conseguir. Puede ser el camino misterioso poder supremo anima y le autoriza para cualquiera buscar o crear una nueva puerta que llevaría a su destino. Momentos difíciles en la vida pueden ser desconcertantes, a veces, y sin embargo, tiene que haber una respuesta. Tener fe en Dios y la confianza en sí mismo - siempre!

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