anima

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noun an·i·ma \ ˈa-nə-mə \

Definition of anima

:an individual's true inner self that in the analytic psychology of C. G. Jung reflects archetypal ideals of conduct; also :an inner feminine part of the male personality — compare animus, persona

Origin and Etymology of anima

New Latin, from Latin, soul


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anima

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noun an·i·ma \ ˈan-ə-mə \

medical Definition of anima

1 :an individual's true inner self that in the analytic psychology of C. G. Jung reflects archetypal ideals of conduct; also :an inner feminine part of the male personality — compare animus, persona
2 in old pharmacy
a :the active ingredient of an animal or vegetable drug
b :a dried plant juice or an aqueous extract

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