From animal + -ly.
animally (comparative more animally, superlative most animally)
- (obsolete) In respect of the anima or animal spirits.
- 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.
in respect of the animal faculties