Meaning of ANTHROPOMORPHIC in English

| ̷ ̷(ˌ) ̷ ̷(ˌ) ̷ ̷|mȯrfik, -ēk adjective

also an·thro·po·morph·i·cal -fə̇kəl, -ēk-

Etymology: Late Latin anthropomorph us + English -ic, -ical

1. : described or thought of as having human form or attributes : represented with human characteristics or under a human form : ascribing human characteristics to nonhuman things : crudely human or man-centered in character

an anthropomorphic concept of God

anthropomorphic figurines

crude anthropomorphic supernaturalism

anthropomorphic terms used in describing the activities of ants

an anthropomorphic picture of the universe

2. : derived from or having a human form

an anthropomorphic monument

geometric, zoomorphic, and anthropomorphic ornament

• an·thro·po·morph·i·cal·ly -fə̇k(ə)lē, -li, -ēk- adverb

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