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animatism

noun an·i·mat·ism \ ˈan-ə-mə-ˌtiz-əm \

medical Definition of animatism

: attribution of consciousness and personality but not of individual spirit to such natural phenomena as thunderstorms and earthquakes and to such objects as plants and stones — compare animism

animatistic

play \ˌan-ə-mə-ˈtis-tik\ adjective

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