animalism meaning

Pronunciation:   "animalism" in a sentence
Noun: animalism  'anumu`lizum
  1. The doctrine that human beings are purely animal in nature and lacking a spiritual nature 
  2. Preoccupation with satisfaction of physical drives and appetites
    - physicality

Derived forms: animalisms

See also: animalistic

Type of: disposition, doctrine, ism, philosophical system, philosophy, school of thought, temperament

Encyclopedia: Animalism


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  1. some might risk the odd paradox that with more animalism he would have been the nobler man
  2. And Buchanan described it as " an act of barbarism and animalism ."
  3. This change is used to show the corruption of the principles of the Animalism, respectively.
  4. The Julii have the same clan Disciplines as the Ventrue : Animalism, Dominate and Resilience.
  5. The concept of animalism is among interests of philosophers Eric T . Olson and David Wiggins.

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