pathetic fallacy(redirected from Anthropomorphic fallacy)
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The attribution of human emotions or characteristics to inanimate objects or to nature; for example, angry clouds; a cruel wind.
(Literary & Literary Critical Terms) (in literature) the presentation of inanimate objects in nature as possessing human feelings
the endowment of nature, inanimate objects, etc., with human traits and feelings, as in the smiling skies.