- the science that deals with the origins, physical and cultural development, biological characteristics, and social customs and beliefs of humankind.
- the study of human beings' similarity to and divergence from other animals.
- the science of humans and their works.
- Also called philosophical anthropology. the study of the nature and essence of humankind.
Origin of anthropology
Related Words for anthropologicallyphilosophically, politically, culturally, psychologically, anthropologically, ethically, eugenically, humanly
Examples from the Web for anthropologically
Historical Examples of anthropologically
He was not legally a criminal, but, as Lombroso remarks, he was so anthropologically.The Criminal
Anthropologically they belonged, like the Tunguses, to the Mongol race.A history of China., [3d ed. rev. and enl.]
These people are, anthropologically as well as proverbially, narrow-chested and deficient in lung capacity.
It's true psychologically, and anthropologically, and palæethnologically; and that does to start with.The Treasure of the Isle of Mist
W. W. Tarn
Anthropologically interesting as are the results of the excavations at Umm el-Gra'ab, they are no less historically important.History Of Egypt, Chalda, Syria, Babylonia, And Assyria In The Light Of Recent Discovery
L.W. King and H.R. Hall
- The scientific study of the origin, the behavior, and the physical, social, and cultural development of humans.
- The scientific study of humans, especially of their origin, their behavior, and their physical, social, and cultural development.
The scientific study of the origin, development, and varieties of human beings and their societies, particularly so-called primitive societies.