Animus ( noun , noun )

(As a noun)

Animus ( noun )

  1. A person's innermost feelings or intentions, especially those that are not expressed or understood.
  2. The psychological or emotional attitude or bias underlying a particular action or decision.
  3. A fundamental or innate nature or disposition in a person or thing.

Origin:

From the latin animus, meaning "mind" or "soul".

Examples:

  1. The animus of the crowd was palpable as they chanted for the opposing team's defeat.
  2. She had a deep animus towards her sister, stemming from years of childhood resentment.
  3. The animus of the company"s decision to outsource jobs was clear in the CEO"s statement.
  4. The animus of the novel's protagonist is revealed through their inner monologue.
  5. His animus towards authority figures was evident in his rebellious behavior.

(As a noun)

Animus ( noun )

  1. A person's innermost feelings or intentions, especially those that are not expressed or understood.
  2. The psychological or emotional attitude or bias underlying a particular action or decision.
  3. A fundamental or innate nature or disposition in a person or thing.

Origin:

From the latin animus, meaning "mind" or "soul".

Examples:

  1. The animus of the crowd was palpable as they chanted for the opposing team's defeat.
  2. She had a deep animus towards her sister, stemming from years of childhood resentment.
  3. The animus of the company"s decision to outsource jobs was clear in the CEO"s statement.
  4. The animus of the novel's protagonist is revealed through their inner monologue.
  5. His animus towards authority figures was evident in his rebellious behavior.
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