anthropomorphise

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • v anthropomorphise ascribe human features to something
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • v.t Anthropomorphise to regard as or render anthropomorphous
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Etymology

Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
Gr. anthrōpos, man, morphē, form.

Usage

In literature:

But the primitive process of anthropomorphisation does not end here.
"Myths and Myth-Makers" by John Fiske
Maimonides de-anthropomorphises God, the Cabalah grapples, if confusedly, with the problem of philosophy.
"Dreamers of the Ghetto" by I. Zangwill
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