anthropocentric

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

Definition of anthropocentric

1 : considering human beings as the most significant entity of the universe
2 : interpreting or regarding the world in terms of human values and experiences

anthropocentrically

play \-tri-k(ə-)lē\ adverb

anthropocentricity

play \-pō-(ˌ)sen-ˈtri-sə-tē\ noun

anthropocentrism

play \-ˈsen-ˌtri-zəm\ noun

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1855


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