animus


animus
an·i·mus /'a-nə-məs/ n [Latin, mind, soul]: intent
discriminatory animus compare mens rea

Merriam-Webster’s Dictionary of Law. . 1996.

animus
I noun bent, character, decision, deliberateness, design, determination, disposition, fixed purpose, inclination, intendment, intent, intention, intentionality, mind, motive, nature, penchant, predetermination, predilection, predisposition, propensity, purpose, resolution, resolve, set purpose, settled purpose, temper, tendency, volition, will associated concepts: animus derelinquendi, animus et factum, animus furandi, animus revertendi, animus testandi, antiunion animus II index character (personal quality) III index design (intent), feud IV index frame (mood) V index hatred, ill will, malice, odium, resentment, spite VI index will (desire)

Burton's Legal Thesaurus. . 2006


animus
n.
(Latin) Will, intent.

The Essential Law Dictionary. — Sphinx Publishing, An imprint of Sourcebooks, Inc. . 2008.


animus
adj. Latin Purposefully; intentionally.
1 Animosity; hostility; ill will; strong dislike; hate.
2 The animating thought, intention, or purpose of an act.

Webster's New World Law Dictionary. . 2000.


animus
(Latin: Mind, soul, or intention.)
A tendency or an inclination toward a definite, sometimes unavoidable, goal; an aim, objective, or purpose.

Dictionary from West's Encyclopedia of American Law. 2005.


animus
[Latin, Mind, soul, or intention.] A tendency or an inclination toward a definite, sometimes unavoidable, goal; an aim, objective, or purpose.

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