Related formsan·i·mal·is·tic, adjective
Examples from the Web for animalistic
She is equally desirous of Levine, as animalistic and eager to consume him while sticky with sanguine fluid.Sex, Blood and Maroon 5: Pop Culture’s Wounds Run Deep|Lizzie Crocker|October 3, 2014|DAILY BEAST
This animalistic behavior is just one dehumanizing effect of the demon that possesses her.‘The Paperboy,’ ‘Austin Powers’ & More Film Pee Scenes (Videos)|Anna Klassen|May 27, 2012|DAILY BEAST
But each government understands at some animalistic level that no electorate will celebrate the consequences of doing too little.
But football by its nature is animalistic, raw, a bloody piece of meat.
So one night, in a fit of animalistic madness, Edie chops off what she has left, crying and screaming as she cuts.
The battle of the rational and spiritual to gain supremacy over the instinctive and animalistic is known to him.The Minister and the Boy|Allan Hoben
Can you look for manliness, for self-respect, and self-control, or anything but animalistic sentimentality?Tracks of a Rolling Stone|Henry J. Coke
The earlier phases are crude and animalistic, and involve much resort to physical strife.The Evolution of States|J. M. Robertson