Anthropomorphic

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Definition

  • Def: Anthropomorphic 1. ascribing human form or attributes to a being or thing not human, esp. to a deity; 2. resembling or made to resemble a human form;

  • Origin: 1827, from anthropomorphous (1753), Anglicization of L.L. anthropomorphus "having human form," from Gk. anthropomorphos, from anthropos "human being" (see anthropo-) + morphe "form." Originally in reference to treating God or gods as having human form and human characteristics; of animals and other things from 1858;
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