|a. the feminine principle as present in the male unconscious|
|b. See also animus the inner personality, which is in communication with the unconscious|
|[Latin: air, breath, spirit, feminine of |
anima an·i·ma (ān'ə-mə)
The inner self of an individual; the soul.
In Jungian psychology, the unconscious or true inner self of an individual, as opposed to the persona, or outer aspect of the personality.
In Jungian psychology, the feminine inner personality as present in the unconscious of the male.