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ANIMUS

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does animus mean? 

ANIMUS (noun)
  The noun ANIMUS has 1 sense:

1. a feeling of ill will arousing active hostility

  Familiarity information: ANIMUS used as a noun is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


ANIMUS (noun)


Sense 1animus [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

A feeling of ill will arousing active hostility

Classified under:

Nouns denoting feelings and emotions

Synonyms:

animosity; animus; bad blood

Hypernyms ("animus" is a kind of...):

enmity; hostility; ill will (the feeling of a hostile person)


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