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noun 
  1. The basic impulses and instincts which govern one's actions.
  2. A feeling of enmity, animosity or ill will.
  • "The current row arose swiftly, sparked both by historical and jockeying over future power and place in Asia - and it surprised many observers in the depth of antipathy on both sides." — Christian Science Monitor, April 22, 2005
    1. (context, Jungian, _, psychology) The masculine aspect of the feminine psyche or personality.
Etymology: From animus.


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