the masculine side of a female personality. The opposite of anima
Animus n. (from Latin: spirit, mind, courage, anger)
I was attracted by his wit but repelled by his animus.
An"i*mus (#), n.; pl. Animi (#). [L., mind.]
Animating spirit; intention; temper.
nimus furandi [L.] Law, intention of stealing.
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