preanimism

noun
pre·​animism | \ (ˈ)prē+ \

Definition of preanimism

: a theory that preceding animism there was a definite concept of the supernatural among primitive people specifically : animatism

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History and Etymology for preanimism

pre- + animism

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“Preanimism.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/preanimism. Accessed 4 Jul. 2022.

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