anthropomorphize

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verb an·thro·po·mor·phize \-ˌfīz\

Definition of anthropomorphize

anthropomorphized

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anthropomorphizing

  1. transitive verb
  2. :  to attribute human form or personality to

  3. intransitive verb
  4. :  to attribute human form or personality to things not human

anthropomorphization

play \-ˌmȯr-fə-ˈzā-shən\ noun

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First Known Use of anthropomorphize

1825


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