Animus

17 Mar

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And Now, Word of Twilight is ANIMUS

Latin animus

  • “the mind, in a great variety of meanings: the rational soul in man, intellect, consciousness, will, intention, courage, spirit, sensibility, feeling, passion, pride, vehemence, wrath, etc., the breath, life, soul”
  • closely related to anima, which is a feminine form; see anima.

Noun: animus

  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 animus 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. (Jungian psychology) The masculine aspect of the feminine psyche or personality.

Latin Noun: animus (genitive animī) m, second declension–>mind, soul

  • Tibi bene ex animo volo.
    • I wish you well with all my heart.
  • Animus se ipse alit.
    • The mind nourishes itself.

NOTE TO SELF:

  • RESEARCH MORE  METAPSYCHOLOGY.
  • GO BACK TO THE ARTICLE YOU LEFT OFF ON THE LINKED PAGE
  • The Ego Tunnel, Review
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