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an·thro·po·mor·phism

 (ăn′thrə-pə-môr′fĭz′əm)
n.
Attribution of human motivation, characteristics, or behavior to inanimate objects, animals, or natural phenomena.

an′thro·po·mor′phic adj.
an′thro·po·mor′phi·cal·ly adv.
an′thro·po·mor′phist n.

anthropomorphic

(ˌænθrəpəˈmɔːfɪk)
adj
1. of or relating to anthropomorphism
2. resembling the human form
ˈanthropoˌmorph n
ˌanthropoˈmorphically adv

an•thro•po•mor•phic

(ˌæn θrə pəˈmɔr fɪk)

also an`thro•po•mor′phous,



adj.
1. ascribing human form or attributes to a thing or a being not human, as to a deity.
2. resembling a human form: an anthropomorphic carving.
[1820–30]
an`thro•po•mor′phi•cal•ly, adv.
an`thro•po•mor′phism, n.
an`thro•po•mor′phist, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.anthropomorphic - suggesting human characteristics for animals or inanimate thingsanthropomorphic - suggesting human characteristics for animals or inanimate things
human - having human form or attributes as opposed to those of animals or divine beings; "human beings"; "the human body"; "human kindness"; "human frailty"

anthropomorphic

adjective
Resembling a human being:
Translations
antropomorf
antropomorfinen
antropomorfan
antropomorfan

anthropomorphic

[ˌænθrəpəʊˈmɔːfɪk] ADJantropomórfico

anthropomorphic

[ˌænθrəpəˈmɔːrfɪk] adjanthropomorphique

anthropomorphic

adjanthropomorphisch

anthropomorphic

[ˌænθrəpəˈmɔːfɪk] adjantropomorfo/a

anthropomorphic

a. antropomórfico-a, de forma humana.
References in periodicals archive ?
The Warrior Stelae and the Anthropomorph Stele of Pedra Alta (Castrelo do Val, Galicia)
King's script, written with a story assist from Harnish McColl, fills in a more elaborate backstory for the anthropomorph than Bond's books do: A swooping, colorful first act details Paddington's blissful childhood with elderly relatives in the rainforests of Peru.
Classification Number of Types as Polynesian images percentage versus unique of total images images (PN/UN) ANTHROPOMORPH, TYPES 1100-2000 Anthropomorphic stick figure 1 PN '(1200) Subtotal 1 0.
So ist die Welt, Nietzsches "dionysische Welt" mit ihren jenseits von Gut und Bose liegenden Wollusten, die Welt, die in der Unschuld ihres Werdens kein Ziel besitzt, weil ihre Machtbewegungen, Begrenzungen und Verschiebungen (oder anthropomorph gesagt: ihre Kampfe und Siege) im Kreise verlaufen, zum Inbegriff des Willens zur Macht geworden: "Ein Losung fur alle ihre Ratsel?
The Astigarraga cave, which was first discovered in 1967, contains other paintings such as one of a mass of black paint covered with concretions of lime, possibly intended to represent an equine animal; or another, of several engraved lines going in various directions which seemingly stand for an anthropomorph (or human-like creature).
Neither man nor animal, this anthropomorph stands, broad shouldered, facing the east with horns (or possibly ears) rising above its head and, between them, a faint emanation of color like a tongue of fire.
2000), features the headdress surmounted on an anthropomorph, while the latter is displayed independently.
The images documented by Haddon consist of: a 'hammerhead shark', two 'canoes', an anthropomorph, 'dugong', and 'turtle'.
However, the subnaturalistic anthropomorph in panel 1 of rock-art station 7 of OK2 "Dam" area, is holding one of these weapons.
The multiple barb headed spears are always depicted passing through an anthropomorph and are most likely fighting spears (Withnell 1901: 31).
Another clue is delivered by the overlapping of a partly pecked bovine depiction with sex remarked and wrong perspective over an anthropomorph of archaic features (OK2 "Dam area station 1).
Discussion here will focus on the analyses of anthropomorph motifs, which represent more than 26% of the identifiable petroglyphs (Table 2).