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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - The doctrine that all natural objects and the universe itself have souls.

Usage examples (25)
  • animism is common among primitive peoples
  • However, they all have their roots in animism, which is still seen in all of greater Polynesia.
  • This worldview and lifeway is now being called animism (Graham Harvey and Robert J Wallis: Historical Dictionary of Shamanism)
  • That type of mentality called animism which anthropologists designate as the essence of primitive man characterizes the Mother's mind. for more
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