Find another word for animistic. In this page you can discover 5 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for animistic, like: animist, animism, pantheistic, polytheistic and shamanistic.
This animistic tendency is a marked characteristic of primitive Man in every land.
His world-conception is highly animistic. He feels the thrill of life everywhere, in plants, earth, stars, the total universe.
There is, however, no proof that the belief is animistic in the proper sense.
With the rise of species, deities and the cult of individual animals, the path towards anthropomorphization and polytheism is opened and the respect paid to animals tends to lose its strict animistic character.
All over the world agricultural peoples practise elaborate ceremonies explicable, as Mannhardt has shown, on animistic principles.