Anthroponymy



the study of personal names.

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  • Anthropopathy

    ascription of human passions or feelings to a being or beings not human, especially to a deity. Historical Examples The older abstract term is “anthropopathy,” literally “attributing human feelings,” in sense (b). Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 2, Slice 2 Various noun the attribution of human passions, etc, to a deity, object, etc n. “ascribing […]

  • Anthropopathism

    ascription of human passions or feelings to a being or beings not human, especially to a deity. Historical Examples anthropopathism, an-thro-pop′a-thizm, n. the ascription to the Deity of human passions and affections—also Anthropop′athy. Chambers’s Twentieth Century Dictionary (part 1 of 4: A-D) Various noun the attribution of human passions, etc, to a deity, object, etc […]



  • Anthropophagite

    an eater of human flesh; cannibal. noun a rare word for cannibal

  • Anthropophagy

    the eating of human flesh; cannibalism. Historical Examples As a fact, anthropophagy is certainly a decadent thing, not a primitive one. Orthodoxy G. K. Chesterton These ideas, therefore, also probably represent the origin of anthropophagy. Elements of Folk Psychology Wilhelm Wundt anthropophagy is much less general than is usually believed. The Races of Man Joseph […]



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