Example sentences for: animist

How can you use “animist” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • It had only a limited influence in Bali, however, where people continued in their ancient animist beliefs, worshipping the spirits of the mountains, rivers, and other natural forces.

  • The Muslim fundamentalist government in the north is waging a brutal campaign against Christian and animist rebels in the south.

  • The residents there are Bali Aga, “original Balinese,” and many of their customs and rituals date from the animist days before the advent of Hinduism.

  • Just as court ritual is still colored by the ancient customs of pre-Muslim Malaya, so a mild-mannered Sunnite version of the Muslim religion is often seasoned, amid this all-pervasive nature, with a generous spoonful of the more ancient beliefs of animist medicine-men.

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