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anthropocentric

[an-thruh-poh-sen-trik]
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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 of anthropocentric

First recorded in 1860–65; anthropo- + -centric
Related formsan·thro·po·cen·tri·cal·ly, adverb
Can be confusedanthropocentric anthropomorphic homocentric
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British Dictionary definitions for anthropocentrically

anthropocentric

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

anthropocentric

adj.

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

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper

anthropocentrically in Medicine

anthropocentric

([object Object])
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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