anthropomorphist


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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.
Translations

anthropomorphist

[ˌænθrəpəʊˈmɔːfɪst]
A. ADJantropomorfista
B. Nantropomorfista mf
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