animality

noun
an·​i·​mal·​i·​ty | \ ˌa-nə-ˈma-lə-tē How to pronounce animality (audio) \

Definition of animality

1 : a quality or nature associated with animals:
a : vitality
b : a natural unrestrained unreasoned response to physical drives or stimuli
2 : the animal nature of human beings

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Examples of animality in a Sentence

in his portrayal the actor emphasizes the working-class hunk's fundamental animality

First Known Use of animality

1615, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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The first known use of animality was in 1615

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