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an·i·mal·ism

 (ăn′ə-mə-lĭz′əm)
n.
1. Enjoyment of vigorous health and physical drives.
2. Indifference to all but the physical appetites.
3. The philosophical doctrine that humans are animals in their essential identity and are persons only through their contingent properties.

an′i·mal·ist n.
an′i·mal·is′tic (-lĭs′tĭk) adj.

animalistic

(ˈænɪməˌlɪstɪk)
adj
of, relating to, or resembling an animal or animals; brutish
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Adj.1.animalistic - of or pertaining to animalism
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