anthropocentricism

noun
an·​thro·​po·​cen·​tri·​cism | \ ˌan(t)-thrə-pə-ˈsen-trə-ˌsi-zəm \
variants: or anthropocentrism \ ˌan(t)-​thrə-​pə-​ˈsen-​ˌtri-​zəm How to pronounce anthropocentricism (audio) \
plural -s

Definition of anthropocentricism

: an anthropocentric theory or outlook

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“Anthropocentricism.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/anthropocentricism. Accessed 18 Jun. 2021.

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