Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
Gr. of human form; man + morfh` form
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
Gr. anthrōpos, man, morphē, form.
In most cases they conceive of some anthropomorphic being as the creator or arranger of the world.
"Introduction to the History of Religions" by Crawford Howell Toy
We know that all religions are necessarily more or less anthropomorphic.
"India, Its Life and Thought" by John P. Jones
This may tend to throw some light upon what are called anthropomorphic ideas of God.
"Thoughts on a Revelation" by Samuel John Jerram
It was pure Anthropomorphism.
"Beside Still Waters" by Arthur Christopher Benson
When we use anthropomorphic language, we may speak of "self-assertion".
"Social Rights and Duties, Volume I (of 2)" by Sir Leslie Stephen
It was anthropomorphic of O'Donnell to see the leech as an enemy.
"The Leech" by Phillips Barbee
Their reasoning is non-anthropomorphic.
"Watchbird" by Robert Sheckley
Still the conceptions remain anthropomorphic.
"Essays: Scientific, Political, & Speculative, Vol. I" by Herbert Spencer
Bel was distinctly anthropomorphic.
"The Lords of the Ghostland" by Edgar Saltus
Such animal-gods are not anthropomorphized in early times.
"The Next Step in Religion" by Roy Wood Sellars
Linked through the ages, one and all,
In long anthropomorphous chain,
The human and the animal
Inseparably must remain.
"One Day And Another: A Lyrical Eclogue – Part V" by Madison Julius Cawein
Humanizing animals (or anthropomorphizing, in a word) may seem like the right thing to do.
Rudyard Kipling, unofficial poet laureate of the British Raj, wrote a series of stories – moral fables, really – featuring anthropomorphized animals of India, plus the occasional human, that he called The Jungle Book.
At least our anthropomorphic assumptions let them be, like this gentleman in Ravenna who claims a bear not only rang his doorbell , but listened to him when he asked the bear to stop eating his flowers.
My work explores the influence of landscape on the individual by addressing the power of certain forms found in nature to evoke memory, emotion and anthropomorphic physicality.
Project Nim chronicles the animal wrongs perpetrated upon an anthropomorphized chimpanzee named Nim who was adopted, used, and abandoned by a series of researchers.
At least our anthropomorphic assumptions let them be, like this gentleman in Ravenna who claims a bear not only rang his doorbell, but listened to him when he asked the bear to stop eating his flowers.
Children's author Richard Scarry became known for his books centering on Busytown, hometown to a cluster of delightfully anthropomorphic animals, who – much like their human counterparts – are prone to various misadventures.
As this anthropomorphized pet so eloquently demonstrates, cruising blogs aren't just for humans anymore.
Anthropomorphic stele from the "Roads of Arabia " exhibit at the Arthur M Sackler Gallery in Washington, DC The exhibit will be until February 24, 2013.
"The good news is that it's benign - the bad news is that it appears to have fully anthropomorphized.".
Created in Germany, an anthropomorphic cartoon condom-man kicks the word AIDS.
And, indeed, the film, narrated by Tim Allen, does anthropomorphize its subjects, with several instances of Allen talking directly to the lead of the film, a young chimp named Oscar.
Max, Molly and Maggie, choosing a name for your pet can be an exercise in anthropomorphism.
Yes, anthropomorphic about the penguins, but Jane Chapman's chicks are rendered to win over a niche market, young readers with reservoirs of love for their plush animal toys.
A large painting behind the bar features a pair of wig-wearing anthropomorphic apes lovingly boozing together.
Point 3 of sections 4.1 through 4.3, put in anthropomorphic language, says that the quantum algorithm is quicker than the classical algorithm because it disposes of an anticipated partial knowledge of the solution it will ﬁnd in the future – knowing in advance 50% of it.
The quantum speed up as advanced knowledge of the solution
Thus, from simple mechanical architectures such as Cartesian robots or anthropomorphic, new mechanical architectures appear, called parallel mechanism as the Gough-Stewart platform .
The eel-like robot
This is, in a sense, no wonder if we think e.g. at the ”eternal” orbits of gravitational systems : by radiating gravitationally they will be less eternal than they seem to us at our anthropomorphic scale.
Speakable and unspeakable in cosmology: dark matter vs. gravitational self energies. Hubble's constant, the cosmological term and all that