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anthropomorphic

Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Relating to or characterized by anthropomorphism: as, anthropomorphic conceptions of Deity.
  • Resembling man; approaching man in type; anthropoid: as, anthropomorphic apes.

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

  • adjective Of or pertaining to anthropomorphism.

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

  • adjective Having the form of a man
  • adjective of inanimate objects, animals, or other non-human entities Given human attributes.

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

  • adjective suggesting human characteristics for animals or inanimate things

Etymologies

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anthropo- + -morphic

Examples

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  • I must have been feeling something like grief (or self pity) because I took the car's responsive steering and smell of new vinyl as anthropomorphic sympathy. From "The Last Werewolf" by Glen Duncan.

    February 29, 2012