Anthropomorphous



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.
Historical Examples

The same remark is applicable to the tailless condition of man; for the tail is absent in all the anthropomorphous apes.
The Descent of Man and Selection in Relation to Sex, Vol. I (1st edition) Charles Darwin

You see how searchingly and co-ordinately interdependent and anthropomorphous it all is.
The Man That Corrupted Hadleyburg and Other Stories Mark Twain (Samuel Clemens)

Among the few species already detected, two at least belong to the anthropomorphous class.
The Geological Evidence of The Antiquity of Man Charles Lyell

The orang-outang is the most anthropomorphous of the ape tribe, all of which are strictly frugivorous.
A Vindication of Natural Diet. Percy Bysshe Shelley

At the same time the anthropomorphous apes, as Professor Schaaffhausen has remarked,270 will no doubt be exterminated.
The Descent of Man and Selection in Relation to Sex, Vol. I (1st edition) Charles Darwin

The ourang-outang is the most anthropomorphous of the ape tribe, all of which are strictly frugivorous.
Vegetable Diet: As Sanctioned by Medical Men, and by Experience in All Ages William Andrus Alcott

adjective
shaped like a human being
another word for anthropomorphic
adjective
of or relating to anthropomorphism
resembling the human form
adj.

1753, anglicization of Late Latin anthropomorphus “having human form,” from Greek anthropomorphos, from anthropos “human being” (see anthropo-) + morphe “form” (see morphine).
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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