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anthropomorphism


anthropomorphism

noun an·thro·po·mor·phism \ˌan(t)-thrə-pə-ˈmr-ˌfiz-əm\

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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