to ascribe human form or attributes to (an animal, plant, material object, etc.).
to attribute or ascribe human form or behaviour to (a god, animal, object, etc)
1834; see anthropomorphic + -ize. related: anthropomorphized; anthopomorphizing.
to ascribe human form or attributes to (an animal, plant, material object, etc.). historical examples the extent of the anthropomorphization of gods in any system may be measured by the richness and refinement of its mythology. introduction to the history of religions crawford howell toy verb to attribute or ascribe human form or behaviour to […]
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 […]
the science dealing with the laws regulating the development of the human organism in relation to other organisms and to environment.
a personal name.
the study of personal names.