animally

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From animal +‎ -ly.

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animally (comparative more animally, superlative most animally)

  1. (obsolete) In respect of the anima or animal spirits.
  2. In respect of the physical or "animal" faculties, as opposed to the intellect or spirit.
    • 1902, William James, The Varieties of Religious Experience, Folio Society 2008, p. 68:
      ‘Cosmic emotion’ inevitably takes them in the form of enthusiasm and freedom. I speak not only of those who are animally happy.

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