Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • adjective Of or relating to anthropogenesis.
  • adjective Caused by humans.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Of or pertaining to anthropogeny.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective Of or pertaining to anthropogeny.
  • adjective caused by humans; -- .

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adjective pertaining to the origin of man, or anthropogeny
  • adjective having its origin in the influence of human activity on nature.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adjective of or relating to the study of the origins and development of human beings

Etymologies

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anthropo- + -genic, attested 1889.

Examples

  • Re 94 - AGW vs NGW - the term anthropogenic global warming merely implies it is caused by humans, and says nothing of whether humans are natural or not.

    RealClimate

  • Re 94 - AGW vs NGW - the term anthropogenic global warming merely implies it is caused by humans, and says nothing of whether humans are natural or not.

    RealClimate

  • AGW vs NGW - the term anthropogenic global warming merely implies it is caused by humans, and says nothing of whether humans are natural or not.

    RealClimate

  • AGW vs NGW - the term anthropogenic global warming merely implies it is caused by humans, and says nothing of whether humans are natural or not.

    RealClimate

  • Mike L on Off-Topic: Icebergs Gone Wild: Jackie, then perhaps your original post should have considered inclduing the term anthropogenic since nothing posted comes close to a refutation that global warming (ie …

    Stand Firm

  • WHEREAS, the earth has been cooling for the last eight years despite small increases in anthropogenic carbon dioxide; and

    Think Progress » South Dakota legislators tell schools to teach ‘astrological’ explanation for global warming.

  • If we address the energy issue, which whether or not you believe in anthropogenic global warming means getting off of oil, then we do make the connection to key national issues.

    NAS Seeks Public Input on Space Goals - NASA Watch

  • Look, I know the Conservatives are busy pretending they believe in anthropogenic global warming to appeal to the centre-left, but spare me.

    2008 August 13 « Unambiguously Ambidextrous

  • Look, I know the Conservatives are busy pretending they believe in anthropogenic global warming to appeal to the centre-left, but spare me.

    John Baird, Let Me Save You The Trouble On This One « Unambiguously Ambidextrous

  • Whether you believe in anthropogenic global warming or not, energy efficiency and wastefulness has become one of the hottest items in environmental concerns for political parties and among voters.

    2008 February 05 « Unambiguously Ambidextrous

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  • JM is undertaking some serious anthropogenic pondering.

    December 17, 2010

  • JM wishes more anthropogenic images were more photogenic images.

    April 6, 2011