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- adj. Having characteristics of a human
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- adj. resembling a human.
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- adj. suggesting human characteristics for animals or inanimate things
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The schematic of Brahma-Shiva vanished, to be replaced at once by a depiction of a being that could be described as humanlike only in the broadest of terms.
Really pointing out that things in “natural philosophy” could be worked out not by some kind of humanlike reasoning, but rather by representing the world in terms of mathematical constructs — and then using the abstract methods of mathematics (and calculus and so on) to work out their behavior.
Not that I object to a different "humanlike" creature or hominid out there.
There was no sign of excitement or any other kind of humanlike emotion on their ugly faces with their shrivelled, onion-shaped noses.
A pile of "humanlike" bones recovered over the years the total volume of which would fill half a phone booth does not science make. See "
He was silent for a moment, then with a humanlike sigh he seemed to give up, slumped down on the deck.
Throughout the afternoon, the mariachis play, the food and drink flow, and the children run happily around the huge Death statue and a small field of humanlike skulls spread out on patches of grass, in grids.
Among the things it will carry to the International Space Station will be a humanlike robot designed to help astronauts aboard the station carry out several common tasks.
But ultimately, at least according to some scholars, it caused early humans to overreact and attribute humanlike cognition to things that in fact have no capacity for thought.
So God is regularly presented as humanlike: He “stands” next to Moses on Mount Sinai and “passes in front of him” Exodus 34:5–6; from the context it would appear that, in this visionary moment, God is not much bigger in size than Moses.
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