the animal nature or instincts of human beings.
Related formsnon·an·i·mal·i·ty, nounsu·per·an·i·mal·i·ty, noun
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Examples from the Web for animality
Historical Examples of animality
Humanity is (as Comte thought) a higher degree of animality.
Add intellectuality to animality, and you merely get an intellectual animal.
Should we not far rather imagine that in these masses there is a mixture of animality?
Animality is every where, filling every thing and peopling every thing.
"Animality" is the starting-point; "humanity," its opposite, is the goal of development.
British Dictionary definitions for animality
the animal side of man, as opposed to the intellectual or spiritual
the fact of being or having the characteristics of an animal
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