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animatism

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noun an·i·mat·ism \ˈan-ə-mə-ˌtiz-əm\

Medical Definition of animatism

  1. :  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

\ˌan-ə-mə-ˈtis-tik\play adjective

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