anthropomorphic

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anthropo- +‎ -morphic

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anthropomorphic (not comparable)

  1. Having the form of a person or a human being
  2. (of inanimate objects, animals, or other non-human entities) Given attributes of human beings.
    • 1909, The Quarterly Review, p. 124:
      The mystic is one to whom the unitive, pantheistic, or at least the panentheistic, aspects of the divinity are as congenial as the deistic, polytheistic, and anthropomorphic aspects are to the institutional mind.

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