anima: Meaning and Definition of


Pronunciation: (an'u-mu), [key]
— n.
  1. soul; life.
  2. (in the psychology of C. G. Jung)
    1. the inner personality that is turned toward the unconscious of the individual (contrasted with persona).
    2. the feminine principle, esp. as present in men (contrasted with animus).
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