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animus

 [an´ĭ-mus] (L.)
1. ill will or hostility; animosity.
2. in jungian psychology, the masculine aspect of a woman's soul or inner being. See also anima.

an·i·mus

(an'i-mŭs),
1. In jungian psychology, the masculine archetype from the collective unconscious that manifests in a woman in dreams or in the imagination as a mediator between the unconscious and the ego; provides an unknown template for relating to men.
See also: animatism, anima.
2. The animating masculine life force inspiring analysis, judgment, firm beliefs, and conviction.
See also: animatism, anima.
3. The personification of the soul, or soul-image, experienced as not-I.
See also: animatism, anima.
[L. anima, soul]

animus

(ăn′ə-məs)
n.
In Jungian psychology, the masculine inner personality as present in women.

an·i·mus

(an'i-mŭs)
1. An animating or energizing spirit.
2. Intention to do something; disposition.
3. psychiatry a spirit of active hostility or grudge.
4. The ideal image toward which a person strives.
5. psychology A male archetype in a woman in Jung's theory.
Compare: anima (2)
[L. anima, soul]
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