Anthropomorphically



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.
Contemporary Examples

Kate’s hair has anthropomorphically acquired its own iconic personality.
Why Kate’s Hair Matters Tom Sykes July 2, 2014

There have been multiple attempts to anthropomorphically empathize Godzilla by way of a child character like Godzooky.
A Comprehensive History of Toho’s Original Kaiju (and Atomic Allegory) Godzilla Rich Goldstein May 17, 2014

adjective
of or relating to anthropomorphism
resembling the human form
adj.

1806, from anthropomorphous + -ic. Originally in reference to regarding God or gods as having human form and human characteristics; of animals and other things from 1858; the sect of the Antropomorfites is mentioned in English from mid-15c. (see anthropomorphite).

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