Animo Law and Legal Definition

Animo is a Latin term that means intentionally or purposefully. Animus means Ill will or animosity or intention. Most of the Latin “animus” phrases have analogous adverbial forms beginning with “animo.” For example Animo furandi means with the intention to steal, Animo testandi means with testamentary intention, Animus Cancellandi means an intention to destroy or cancel,Animus Adimendi means the intention to adeem.