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animality

[an-uh-mal-i-tee] /ˌæn əˈmæl ɪ ti/
noun
1.
the state of being an animal.
2.
the animal nature or instincts of human beings.
Origin
1605-1615
1605-15; animal + -ity, modeled on carnality
Related forms
nonanimality, noun
superanimality, noun
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animality

/ˌænɪˈmælɪtɪ/
noun
1.
the animal side of man, as opposed to the intellectual or spiritual
2.
the fact of being or having the characteristics of an animal
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