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synonyms for animus

  • bile
  • mind
  • spirit
  • temper
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How to use animus in a sentence

Authorities say they are not certain, at this point, that the alleged shooter, Robert Aaron Long, 21, was motivated by racial animus.
ANTI-ASIAN ATTACKS RISE ALONG WITH ONLINE VITRIOLDREW HARWELL, CRAIG TIMBERG, RAZZAN NAKHLAWI, ANDREW BA TRANMARCH 17, 2021WASHINGTON POST
AWS’s decision to effectively terminate Parler’s account is apparently motivated by political animus.
PARLER SUES AMAZON OVER REMOVAL FROM SERVERS AFTER CAPITOL RIOTVERNE KOPYTOFFJANUARY 11, 2021FORTUNE
Pan has pushed hard over the years for laws mandating vaccines for children to attend school and, like Offit, has earned the animus of the anti-vax community for his efforts.
TOO MANY AMERICANS STILL MISTRUST THE COVID-19 VACCINES. HERE'S WHYJEFFREY KLUGERJANUARY 5, 2021TIME
“EEOC received corroborating testimony from dozens of witnesses nationwide supporting a discriminatory animus based on age,” the agency said.
THE U.S. EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY COMMISSION CONFIRMS A PATTERN OF AGE DISCRIMINATION AT IBMBY PETER GOSSELIN, SPECIAL TO PROPUBLICASEPTEMBER 11, 2020PROPUBLICA
The disease has shown a special animus for older people, with those 65-plus considered at especially high risk for hospitalization and death, and those 18 and below catching a semblance of an epidemiological break.
THE CORONAVIRUS SEEMS TO SPARE MOST KIDS FROM ILLNESS, BUT ITS EFFECT ON THEIR MENTAL HEALTH IS DEEPENINGJEFFREY KLUGERJULY 23, 2020TIME
In a long experience he had never seen animus against a witness so recklessly exhibited as by counsel in this case.
YOU NEVER KNOW YOUR LUCK, COMPLETEGILBERT PARKER
I submit that this assists us to understand the animus of the converted Mason and the lengths to which it has taken him.
DEVIL-WORSHIP IN FRANCEARTHUR EDWARD WAITE
It is impossible not to admire the lofty tone, free from personal animus, which is seen in all Calhoun's speeches.
BEACON LIGHTS OF HISTORY, VOLUME XIIJOHN LORD
Animus, an′im-us, n. intention: actuating spirit: prejudice against.
CHAMBERS'S TWENTIETH CENTURY DICTIONARY (PART 1 OF 4: A-D)VARIOUS
Pierre rapidly gained control of his temper, but he shifted his animus from the lust of gain to the glutting of revenge.
BLUE GOOSEFRANK LEWIS NASON
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WORDS RELATED TO ANIMUS

  • acrimony
  • animus
  • antagonism
  • antipathy
  • bad blood
  • bitterness
  • displeasure
  • enmity
  • hate
  • hostility
  • ill will
  • malevolence
  • malice
  • malignity
  • rancor
  • resentment
  • virulence
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