anthropomorphic

or an·thro·po·mor·phous

[ an-thruh-puh-mawr-fik ]
/ ˌæn θrə pəˈmɔr fɪk /

adjective

ascribing human form or attributes to a being or thing not human, especially to a deity.
resembling or made to resemble a human form: an anthropomorphic carving.

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Origin of anthropomorphic

First recorded in 1820–30; anthropo- + -morphic

OTHER WORDS FROM anthropomorphic

an·thro·po·mor·phi·cal·ly, an·thro·po·mor·phous·ly, adverb

WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH anthropomorphic

anthropocentric anthropomorphic homocentric
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British Dictionary definitions for anthropomorphous (1 of 2)

anthropomorphous
/ (ˌænθrəpəˈmɔːfəs) /

adjective

shaped like a human being
another word for anthropomorphic

Derived forms of anthropomorphous

anthropomorphously, adverb

British Dictionary definitions for anthropomorphous (2 of 2)

anthropomorphic
/ (ˌænθrəpəˈmɔːfɪk) /

adjective

of or relating to anthropomorphism
resembling the human form

Derived forms of anthropomorphic

anthropomorph, nounanthropomorphically, adverb
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