Origin of anima
Examples from the Web for anima
She was a cooing and cherubic mini-avatar called Anima, which players earned after reaching a certain level in the game Prius.‘Love Child’ Game Over: Internet Addicts Let Their Baby Starve to Death|Nina Strochlic|July 21, 2014|DAILY BEAST
How does the soul, while united to the body (the anima conjuncta), know corporeal things which are beneath it?The Mediaeval Mind (Volume II of II)|Henry Osborn Taylor
There was another thing that helped to save her—she was waiting for her anima gemella.Castellinaria|Henry Festing Jones
His deaths caused no scandal; he had plenty of opportunities of studying all kinds of complaints in anima vili.Cousin Pons|Honore de Balzac
You may make all the experiments you please in anima vili, that is to say on the stomach of my vassals.The Works of Honor de Balzac|Honor de Balzac
It may be said that Galen expresses, in these passages, the Platonic dogma of an anima mundi.
British Dictionary definitions for anima
noun (in Jungian psychology)
- the feminine principle as present in the male unconscious
- the inner personality, which is in communication with the unconsciousSee also animus
Word Origin for anima
Word Origin and History for anima
Jung's term for the inner part of the personality, or the female component of a masculine personality, 1923, from fem. of Latin animus "the rational soul; life; the mental powers, intelligence" (see animus).