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an·i·ma / ˈanəmə/ • n. Psychol. Jung's term for the feminine part of a man's personality:Often contrasted with animus (sense 3). ∎  the part of the psyche that is directed inward, and is in touch with the subconscious.Often contrasted with persona.


views updated May 21 2018

Anima ★★ 1998

Sam and Iris have long left their pasts in Nazi Germany behind them for a secluded life in a New England farmhouse. At least until young journalist Bill discovers them while researching an article on taxidermy and mummification and sees their bizarre private world. 88m/C VHS, DVD . Bray Poor, George Bartenieff, Jacqueline Bertrand; D: Craig Richardson; W: Craig Richardson; C: Randy Drummond; M: Joel Diamond, Adam Hurst.


views updated May 14 2018

anima (It.). Soul, i.e. the sound-post of a vn., etc. (See also âme, sound-post.) con anima, with feeling.