mid-15c.; see anthropomorphite + -ist.

The sect of Antropomorfitis, whiche helden that God in his godhede hath hondis and feet and othere suche membris. [Reginald Pecock, "The Repressor of Over Much Blaming of the Clergy," 1449]

Related: Anthropomorphitism (1660s).

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