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Definition of "animists" []

  • Plural form of animist. (noun) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "animists" in a sentence
  • "Many people, such as animists, think that all objects are imbued with a spiritual essence."
  • "Census classes as "animists," or nature-worshippers, _i. e._ they still worship trees and stones and the spirits that are supposed to dwell in them."
  • "Deng, a former child slave who became a national swimming champion in Sudan, is also a champion of human rights, including the rights of his people, the South Sudanese, mostly Christians and animists -- or practitioners of native religions -- who he says have been slaughtered and persecuted in huge numbers since the 1950's."