Definitions for animusˈæn ə məs

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. animosity, animus, bad blood(noun)

    a feeling of ill will arousing active hostility


  1. animus(Noun)

    The basic impulses and instincts which govern one's actions.

  2. animus(Noun)

    A feeling of enmity, animosity or ill will.

  3. animus(Noun)

    The masculine aspect of the feminine psyche or personality.

  4. Origin: From animus, closely related to anima, which is a feminine form; see anima.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Animus(noun)

    animating spirit; intention; temper

  2. Origin: [L., mind.]

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