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Historical Examples

I know there is a question in philosophy, An anim sint œquales?
Curiosities of Literature, Vol. 3 (of 3) Isaac Disraeli

anim (ani-me), a resin obtained from the trunk of an American tree (Hymena Courbaril).
The New Gresham Encyclopedia. Vol. 1 Part 2 Various

I know no better aim for life than to be broken on something great and impossible, anim magn prodigus.
Thoughts Out of Season (Part II) Friedrich Nietzsche

anim is frequently substituted for copal in the copal varnishes of the shops.
Cooley’s Practical Receipts, Volume II Arnold Cooley


fountains, a city in the mountains of Judah (Josh. 15:50), now el-Ghuwein, near Eshtemoh, about 10 miles south-west of Hebron.


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  • Anima

    soul; life. the inner personality that is turned toward the unconscious of the individual (contrasted with ). the feminine principle, especially as present in men (contrasted with ). Contemporary Examples 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: […]

  • Anima mundi

    1670s, Medieval Latin, literally “soul of the world;” used by Abelard to render Greek psyche tou kosmou. Historical Examples It may be said that Galen expresses, in these passages, the Platonic dogma of an anima mundi. North American Medical and Surgical Journal, Vol. 2, No. 3, July, 1826 Various Wordsworth was the fellow who hit […]

  • Animadversion

    an unfavorable or censorious comment: to make animadversions on someone’s conduct. the act of criticizing. Historical Examples But Mr. Motley comes in for his share of animadversion in Mr. Davis’s letter. Memoir of John Lothrop Motley, Complete Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr. I did not wish to carry with me the animadversion of anybody. The Seven […]

  • Animadvert

    to comment unfavorably or critically (usually followed by on or upon): to animadvert at length upon his faulty use of English. Obsolete. to take cognizance or notice of. Historical Examples In conclusion, let me animadvert upon the injustice with which, to its own loss, society has treated mesmerism. Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine, Volume 62, No. 382, […]

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