ascription of human p-ssions or feelings to a being or beings not human, especially to a deity.
anthropopathism, an-thro-pop′a-thizm, n. the ascription to the deity of human p-ssions and affections—also anthropop′athy.
chambers’s twentieth century dictionary (part 1 of 4: a-d) various
the attribution of human p-ssions, etc, to a deity, object, etc
“ascribing of human feelings to god,” 1640s, from greek anthropopatheia “humanity,” literally “human feeling,” from anthropo- + -patheia, comb. form of pathos “suffering, disease, feeling” (see pathos). related: anthropopathic; anthropopathically.
an eater of human flesh; cannibal. noun a rare word for cannibal
adjective afraid of people, esp. meeting people examples she has been a telecommuter for so long that she is anthropophobiac.
anthropophilic anthropophilic an·thro·po·phil·ic (ān’thrə-pō-fĭl’ĭk) adj. seeking or preferring a human over another animal. used of a parasite.
noun a plant species accidentally introduced during the cultivation of another