Meaning of ANTHROPOMORPHIC in English


transcription, транскрипция: [ ˌan(t)-thrə-pə-ˈmȯr-fik ]


Etymology: Late Latin anthropomorphus of human form, from Greek anthrōpomorphos, from anthrōp- + -morphos -morphous

Date: 1827

1. : described or thought of as having a human form or human attributes

anthropomorphic deities

2. : ascribing human characteristics to nonhuman things

anthropomorphic supernaturalism

• an·thro·po·mor·phi·cal·ly -fi-k(ə-)lē adverb

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