Mr. Ryerson points out the political animus of the movement, and proceeds:-- You see that the Missionaries are making great efforts to have Kingston and York made exceptions to the general arrangements.
It was very keen while it lasted, but there was no bitter animus in the recital--though the old war horse pricked up his ears and seemed to "hear the sound of battle from afar.
We decapitated, emasculated, malnourished, and poisoned rodents against whom we had no personalanimus for no other reason than to keep an elaborate apparatus in use.
Even in the text-books for children, you can detect the same animus working.
Nothing transpired which would inculpate Choiseul the French minister, but as he was still in office, and as his animus was well-known, he was thought to have been concerned in this plot likewise.
The animus of opposition was exhibited in an unequivocal manner on the reassembling of parliament.
In this extract is at once seen the animus by which Pitt was actuated in this contest; and the light in which the house and the public were disposed to look upon the object of his unseeming vindictiveness.
In his much read Table-Talk the chapter on the Mass is full of misrepresentations such as can be explained only by the animus of the speaker.
Luther’s animus against the Lawyers due to their attachment to the matrimonial legislation as then established.
Then Valentine said, calmly: "Have you an animus against the thing you don't yet know?
Whatever may have been his animus against Sir Thomas Lucy it undoubtedly pertained to conditions existent in the year 1598.
When we discount the caricature and spiteful animusof this description it closely matches the presentments of Shakespeare given by the most authoritative portraits which have come down to us.
In June 1593 George Peele shows animus against Shakespeare by echoing Greene's phrases in the introduction to The Honour of the Garter.
Whatever the enigmatic animus responsible for this outrage, it seemed most undeniable that none but men of the most desperate calibre would have undertaken it--men in whose sight no crime would be abominable, however hideous.
For a thought longer Whitaker's gaze bored into his eyes in vain effort to fathom what was going on behind them, the animus undiscovered by his words; then, remembering, he looked down at the cable message in his hand.
Mr. Dibble shows his animus when he charges that Cook did not give the natives the real value of their hogs and fruit, and also that he had no right to stop pilferers in canoes by declaring and enforcing a blockade.
The above list will hopefully give you a few useful examples demonstrating the appropriate usage of "animus" in a variety of sentences. We hope that you will now be able to make sentences using this word.