[ an-thruh-puh-mawr-fahyz ]
/ ˌæn θrə pəˈmɔr faɪz /
verb (used with or without object), an·thro·po·mor·phized, an·thro·po·mor·phiz·ing.
to ascribe human form or attributes to (an animal, plant, material object, etc.).
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Also especially British, an·thro·po·mor·phise.
OTHER WORDS FROM anthropomorphizean·thro·po·mor·phi·za·tion, noun
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Science is being daily more and more personified and anthropomorphised into a god.The Note-Books of Samuel Butler|Samuel Butler
British Dictionary definitions for anthropomorphised
/ (ˌænθrəpəˈmɔːfaɪz) /
to attribute or ascribe human form or behaviour to (a god, animal, object, etc)
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