- to ascribe human form or attributes to (an animal, plant, material object, etc.).
Also especially British, an·thro·po·mor·phise.
Origin of anthropomorphize
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His warlike attributes are appendages of the anthropomorphized national and war god.The Works of Hubert Howe Bancroft, Volume 3
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In his anthropomorphized form he was known as Menabosho or Michabo.
- to attribute or ascribe human form or behaviour to (a god, animal, object, etc)
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Word Origin and History for anthropomorphized
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