Definition of Animal spirits

1. Noun. (obsolete physiology) The theorized ‘spirits’ or physiological principles which allowed for sensation and voluntary movement. ¹

2. Noun. (obsolete) Liveliness, vivacity, a happy tendency to action. ¹

3. Noun. (economics) After Keynes (citation 1936, above), the emotional and intuitive factors that drive business decisions whether to make investment gambles. ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Animal Spirits

animal model
animal nature
animal oil
animal order
animal pigment
animal pole
animal product
animal products
animal protein factor
animal psychology
animal rights
animal scientist
animal shelter
animal skin
animal soap
animal spirits (current term)
animal starch
animal structures
animal stuffer
animal technicians
animal testing
animal testing alternatives
animal tissue
animal toxin
animal trainer
animal virus
animal viruses
animal welfare

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