anthropomorphism


an·thro·po·mor·phism

noun \-ˌfi-zəm\

Definition of ANTHROPOMORPHISM

:  an interpretation of what is not human or personal in terms of human or personal characteristics :  humanization
an·thro·po·mor·phist \-fist\ noun

First Known Use of ANTHROPOMORPHISM

1753

Other Psychology Terms

fetish, hypochondria, intelligence, mania, narcissism, neurosis, pathological, psychosis, schadenfreude, subliminal

an·thro·po·mor·phism

noun \ˌan(t)-thrə-pə-ˈmr-ˌfiz-əm\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of ANTHROPOMORPHISM

: an interpretation of what is not human or personal in terms of human or personal characteristics—compare theriomorphism
an·thro·po·mor·phic \-fik\ adjective
an·thro·po·mor·phi·cal·ly \-i-k(ə-)lē\ adverb

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