conatus definition

  • noun:
    • An effort, an endeavour, a striving.
    • A nisus.
    • A natural inclination inherent in a body to build up itself; an effort; an attempt.
    • an attempt; specifically, a tendency simulating an effort on the part of a plant or an animal to supply a want; a nisus.

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