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animality

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of animality

  1. the manifestation of the traits or the gratification of the appetites of a lower animal <in his portrayal the actor emphasizes the working-class hunk's fundamental animality> Synonyms animalism, bestiality, beastliness, brutality, brutishness, swinishnessRelated Words carnality, physicality, sensuality; boorishness, coarseness, crudeness, grossness, loutishness, rudeness; barbarity, cruelty, sadism, savagery, viciousness, wantonnessNear Antonyms intellectuality, spirituality; greatheartedness, high-mindedness, magnanimity, nobility; beneficence, benevolence, benignity, compassion, good-heartedness, kindheartedness, kindliness, kindness, tenderheartedness




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