zoanthropy


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zoanthropy

(zəʊˈænθrəpɪ)
n
(Psychology) psychol a derangement of the mind in which the patient believes he or she is an animal or beast

zo•an•thro•py

(zoʊˈæn θrə pi)

n.
a mental disorder in which one believes oneself to be an animal.
[1855–60; zo- + -anthropy < New Latin -anthrōpia < Greek; see anthropo-, -y3]

zoanthropy

a derangement in which a person believes himself to be an animal and acts accordingly. — zoanthropic, adj.
See also: Animals
a form of insanity or mental disorder in which the sufferer imagines that he is an animal. — zoanthropic, adj.
See also: Psychology
a form of insanity or mental disorder in which the sufferer imagines that he is an animal. — zoanthropic, adj.
See also: Insanity
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.zoanthropy - the delusion that you have assumed the form of an animalzoanthropy - the delusion that you have assumed the form of an animal
delusion, psychotic belief - (psychology) an erroneous belief that is held in the face of evidence to the contrary
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