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
anthropocentricallyplay \-tri-k(ə-)lē\ adverb
anthropocentricityplay \-pō-(ˌ)sen-ˈtri-sə-tē\ noun
anthropocentrismplay \-ˈsen-ˌtri-zəm\ noun
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Why some parrots thrive in anthropocentric landscapes while others are on the cusp of oblivion has yet to be determined.
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