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anthropocentric

[an-thruh-poh-sen-trik] /ˌæn θrə poʊˈsɛn trɪk/
adjective
1.
regarding the human being as the central fact of the universe.
2.
assuming human beings to be the final aim and end of the universe.
3.
viewing and interpreting everything in terms of human experience and values.
Origin
1860-1865
1860-65; anthropo- + -centric
Related forms
anthropocentrically, adverb
Can be confused
anthropocentric, anthropomorphic, homocentric.
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British Dictionary definitions for anthropocentrically

anthropocentric

/ˌænθrəpəʊˈsɛntrɪk/
adjective
1.
regarding man as the most important and central factor in the universe
Derived Forms
anthropocentrism, noun
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Word Origin and History for anthropocentrically

anthropocentric

adj.

"regarding man as the center," 1855, from anthropo- + -centric. Related: Anthropocentrically.

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anthropocentrically in Medicine

anthropocentric an·thro·po·cen·tric (ān'thrə-pə-sěn'trĭk)
adj.

  1. Regarding humans as the central element of the universe.

  2. Interpreting reality exclusively in terms of human values and experience.

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