anthropomorphism

noun an·thro·po·mor·phism \ -ˌfi-zəm \

Definition of anthropomorphism

: an interpretation of what is not human or personal in terms of human or personal characteristics : humanization
  • Children's stories have a long tradition of anthropomorphism.

anthropomorphist

play \-fist\ noun

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anthropomorphism

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

medical Definition of anthropomorphism

: an interpretation of what is not human or personal in terms of human or personal characteristics — compare theriomorphism

anthropomorphic

play \-fik\ adjective

anthropomorphically

play \-i-k(ə-)lē\ adverb

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