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animism

noun [U] uk   us   /ˈæn.ɪ.mɪ.zəm/ specialized
the belief that all natural things, such as plants, animals, rocks, and thunder, have spirits and can influence human events
animist
noun [C], adjective uk   us   /-mɪst/
Translations of “animism”
in Chinese (Traditional) 泛靈論,萬物有靈論…
in Chinese (Simplified) 泛灵论,万物有灵论…
(Definition of animism from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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