English version

animism

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Religion
animisman‧i‧mis‧m /ˈænəmɪzəm/ noun [uncountable]  RRa religion in which animals and plants are believed to have spirits
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animismThis is the basis of animism, and animism is the basis of religion.They still retain large elements of animism, a belief which assigns a divine spark or spirit to every material thing.
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