Their religion is animistic, and their pantheon includes eighty-four gods.
The East Indies, where the population is native, are animistic.
The facts are conceived in an animistic way, and a pragmatic animus is imputed to them.
I find also no animistic ideas, or practices; no folk-lore and no magic.
We do not discover these animistic influences so strongly entrenched in ancient Egypt.
This, of course, is vitalism, and vitalism in its extreme or animistic form.
It can scarcely be taken as an animistic agency engaged in the process.
It would seem that Dotty did not definitely personify the element, but was rather in the animistic stage.
A logical conclusion from the animistic viewpoint, said Thwaite.
Leibniz profoundly influenced the course of what we may term "animistic" thought by his doctrine of monads.
1866, reintroduced by English anthropologist Sir Edward Burnett Taylor (1832-1917), who defined it (1871) as the "theory of the universal animation of nature," from Latin anima "life, breath, soul" (see animus) + -ism.
Earlier sense was of "doctrine that animal life is produced by an immaterial soul" (1832), from German Animismus, coined c.1720 by physicist/chemist Georg Ernst Stahl (1660-1734) based on the concept of the anima mundi. Animist is attested from 1819, in Stahl's sense; animisic is first recorded 1871.