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an·thro·po·mor·phism

 (ăn′thrə-pə-môr′fĭz′əm)
n.
Attribution of human motivation, characteristics, or behavior to inanimate objects, animals, or natural phenomena.

an′thro·po·mor′phic adj.
an′thro·po·mor′phi·cal·ly adv.
an′thro·po·mor′phist n.
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anthropomorphic

(ˌænθrəpəˈmɔːfɪk)
adj
1. of or relating to anthropomorphism
2. resembling the human form
ˈanthropoˌmorph n
ˌanthropoˈmorphically adv
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an•thro•po•mor•phic

(ˌæn θrə pəˈmɔr fɪk)

also an`thro•po•mor′phous,



adj.
1. ascribing human form or attributes to a thing or a being not human, as to a deity.
2. resembling a human form: an anthropomorphic carving.
[1820–30]
an`thro•po•mor′phi•cal•ly, adv.
an`thro•po•mor′phism, n.
an`thro•po•mor′phist, n.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.anthropomorphic - suggesting human characteristics for animals or inanimate thingsanthropomorphic - suggesting human characteristics for animals or inanimate things
human - having human form or attributes as opposed to those of animals or divine beings; "human beings"; "the human body"; "human kindness"; "human frailty"
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anthropomorphic

adjective
Resembling a human being:
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Translations
antropomorf
antropomorfinen
antropomorfan
antropomorfan

anthropomorphic

[ˌænθrəpəʊˈmɔːfɪk] ADJantropomórfico
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005

anthropomorphic

[ˌænθrəpəˈmɔːrfɪk] adjanthropomorphique
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

anthropomorphic

adjanthropomorphisch
Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007

anthropomorphic

[ˌænθrəpəˈmɔːfɪk] adjantropomorfo/a
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

anthropomorphic

a. antropomórfico-a, de forma humana.
English-Spanish Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012
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