anthropomorphic

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anthropomorphic

[an-thruh-puh-mawr-fik]
adjective
1.
ascribing human form or attributes to a being or thing not human, especially to a deity.
2.
resembling or made to resemble a human form: an anthropomorphic carving.
Also, anthropomorphous.


Origin:
1820–30; anthropo- + -morphic

anthropomorphically, anthropomorphously, adverb

anthropocentric, anthropomorphic, homocentric.
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anthropomorphic (ˌænθrəpəˈmɔːfɪk)
 
adj
1.  of or relating to anthropomorphism
2.  resembling the human form
 
'anthropomorph
 
n
 
anthropo'morphically
 
adv

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anthropomorphic
1827, from anthropomorphous (1753), Anglicization of L.L. anthropomorphus "having human form," from Gk. anthropomorphos, from anthropos "human being" (see anthropo-) + morphe "form" (see morphine). Originally in reference to regarding God
or gods as having human form and human characteristics; of animals and other things from 1858.
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Example sentences
Reversing the anthropomorphic process, the musical prides itself on how
  cleverly people can be made into objects.
The slender hands and feet and long eyelashes of these anthropomorphic mice
  help make their mannerisms believable.
Your article has a gently poetic cast, with an anthropomorphic undertone.
They left behind palace remnants, distinctive pottery and art with
  anthropomorphic jaguar motifs.
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