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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.


A. ADJantropomorfista
B. Nantropomorfista mf
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In this way, anthropomorphist elements were balanced with modeling and teaching empathy for the animals' distinct and unique needs.
The rationalists belonging to it rejected the anthropomorphist language and sexual symbolism of kabbalah, and by extension Shabazian poetry.
He argues that it is a mistake to make such rigid distinctions in the first place, and conceives of human, animal, and machine as a rubric for understanding key figures, texts, and sites where species-being is either reinforced or challenged by our relationship to our own narcissistic and anthropomorphist tendencies.