animalist

animalist

[an-uh-muh-list]
noun
1.
a person driven by animal appetites; sensualist.
2.
an advocate of the theory of animalism.

Origin:
1830–40; animal + -ist

animalistic, adjective
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animalism (ˈænɪməˌlɪzəm)
 
n
1.  satisfaction of or preoccupation with physical matters; sensuality
2.  the doctrine or belief that man lacks a spiritual nature
3.  a trait or mode of behaviour typical of animals
 
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