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anthropocentric

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adjective an·thro·po·cen·tric \ˌan(t)-thrə-pə-ˈsen-trik\

Definition of anthropocentric

  1. 1 :  considering human beings as the most significant entity of the universe

  2. 2 :  interpreting or regarding the world in terms of human values and experiences

anthropocentricallyplay \-tri-k(ə-)lē\ adverb
anthropocentricityplay \-pō-(ˌ)sen-ˈtri-sə-tē\ noun
anthropocentrismplay \-ˈsen-ˌtri-zəm\ noun


1863

First Known Use of anthropocentric

1863

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