anthropomorphous


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an·thro·po·mor·phous

 (ăn′thrə-pə-môr′fəs)
adj.
1. Having or suggesting human form and appearance.
2. Ascribing human motivation, characteristics, or behavior to things not human, such as inanimate objects, animals, or natural phenomena.

an′thro·po·mor′phous·ly adv.

anthropomorphous

(ˌænθrəpəˈmɔːfəs)
adj
1. shaped like a human being
2. another word for anthropomorphic
ˌanthropoˈmorphously adv
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.anthropomorphous - suggesting human characteristics for animals or inanimate thingsanthropomorphous - 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"

anthropomorphous

adjective
Resembling a human being:
Translations

anthropomorphous

[ˌænθrəʊpəˈmɔːfəs] ADJantropomorfo
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