anthropomorphically

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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