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There's a long history of anthropomorphic animals in Japanese literature. The so-called 'funny animal scrolls' were the first narratives in Japanese history, and the heroes of many folk tales have animals as their companions.
Stan Sakai

Meaning of "anthropomorphic" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF ANTHROPOMORPHIC

anthropomorphic  [ˌænθrəpəˈmɔːfɪk] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF ANTHROPOMORPHIC

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Anthropomorphic is an adjective.
The adjective is the word that accompanies the noun to determine or qualify it.

WHAT DOES ANTHROPOMORPHIC MEAN IN ENGLISH?

anthropomorphic

Anthropomorphism

Anthropomorphism, or personification, is attribution of human form or other characteristics to anything other than a human being. Examples include depicting deities with human form and ascribing human emotions or motives to forces of nature, such as hurricanes or earthquakes. Anthropomorphism has ancient roots as a literary device in storytelling, and also in art. Most cultures have traditional fables with anthropomorphised animals, which can stand or talk like humans, as characters. The word anthropomorphism was first used in the mid-1700s. The word derives from the Greek ἄνθρωπος, "human", and μορφή, "shape" or "form".

Definition of anthropomorphic in the English dictionary

The definition of anthropomorphic in the dictionary is of or relating to anthropomorphism. Other definition of anthropomorphic is resembling the human form.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH ANTHROPOMORPHIC


actinomorphic
ˌæktɪnəʊˈmɔːfɪk
anamorphic
ˌænəˈmɔːfɪk
automorphic
ˌɔːtəʊˈmɔːfɪk
biomorphic
ˌbaɪəʊˈmɔːfɪk
dimorphic
daɪˈmɔːfɪk
dysmorphic
dɪsˈmɔːfɪk
geomorphic
ˌdʒiːəʊˈmɔːfɪk
holomorphic
ˌhɒləˈmɔːfɪk
homeomorphic
ˌhɒmɪəˈmɔːfɪk
homomorphic
ˌhɒməˈmɔːfɪk
hypomorphic
ˌhaɪpəˈmɔːfɪk
isomorphic
ˌaɪsəʊˈmɔːfɪk
meromorphic
ˌmɛrəʊˈmɔːfɪk
mesomorphic
ˌmɛsəʊˈmɔːfɪk
metamorphic
ˌmɛtəˈmɔːfɪk
monomorphic
ˌmɒnəʊˈmɔːfɪk
pleomorphic
ˌpliːəˈmɔːfɪk
polymorphic
ˌpɒlɪˈmɔːfɪk
pseudomorphic
ˌsjuːdəʊˈmɔːfɪk
zoomorphic
ˌzəʊəʊˈmɔːfɪk

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE ANTHROPOMORPHIC

anthropological
anthropologically
anthropologist
anthropology
anthropometric
anthropometrical
anthropometrically
anthropometrist
anthropometry
anthropomorph
anthropomorphically
anthropomorphise
anthropomorphism
anthropomorphist
anthropomorphize
anthropomorphosis
anthropomorphous
anthropomorphously
anthropopathic
anthropopathism

WORDS THAT END LIKE ANTHROPOMORPHIC

ectomorphic
enantiomorphic
endomorphic
ergatomorphic
geographic
homoeomorphic
hydromorphic
hystricomorphic
idiomorphic
isodimorphic
ophiomorphic
ornithomorphic
Orphic
panidiomorphic
protomorphic
skeuomorphic
theriomorphic
trimorphic
xenomorphic
xeromorphic
zygomorphic

Synonyms and antonyms of anthropomorphic in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «anthropomorphic» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF ANTHROPOMORPHIC

Find out the translation of anthropomorphic to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of anthropomorphic from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «anthropomorphic» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

拟人化
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

antropomorfo
570 millions of speakers

English

anthropomorphic
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

मानवरूपी
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

مجسم
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

антропоморфные
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

antropomórfico
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

নরত্বারোপমূলক
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

anthropomorphiste
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Antropomorfik
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

anthropomorphe
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

擬人化された
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

의인화
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Antropomorfik
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

giống hình người
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

அந்த்ரோபோமார்ஃபிக்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

मानववंशीय
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

insan biçiminde
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

antropomorfico
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

antropomorficzny
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

антропоморфні
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

antropomorfă
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

ανθρωπόμορφα
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

antropomorfiese
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

antropomorf
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

antropomorfe
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of anthropomorphic

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «ANTHROPOMORPHIC»

The term «anthropomorphic» is regularly used and occupies the 63.438 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «ANTHROPOMORPHIC» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about anthropomorphic

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2 QUOTES WITH «ANTHROPOMORPHIC»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word anthropomorphic.
1
Tom Hiddleston
Ancient societies had anthropomorphic gods: a huge pantheon expanding into centuries of dynastic drama; fathers and sons, martyred heroes, star-crossed lovers, the deaths of kings - stories that taught us of the danger of hubris and the primacy of humility.
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Stan Sakai
There's a long history of anthropomorphic animals in Japanese literature. The so-called 'funny animal scrolls' were the first narratives in Japanese history, and the heroes of many folk tales have animals as their companions.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «ANTHROPOMORPHIC»

Discover the use of anthropomorphic in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to anthropomorphic and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Draw More Furries: How to Create Anthropomorphic Fantasy ...
Offers directions to draw cat, dog, horse, rodent, and bird based human-animal hybrid characters.
Lindsay Cibos, Jared Hodges, 2012
2
Drawing Fantastic Furries: The Ultimate Guide to Drawing ...
Provides instructions on drawing animals with human characteristics.
Christopher Hart, 2011
3
Draw Furries: How to Create Anthropomorphic and Fantasy Animals
Offers directions to draw cat, dog, horse, rodent, and bird based human-animal hybrid characters.
Jared Hodges, Lindsay Cibos, 2009
4
Encounters With Death: A Compendium of Anthropomorphic ...
A unique compendium of anthropomorphic personifications of death from historical to present day phenomenon including traditional and non-traditional death encounters told in the words of those who have experienced this growing phenomenon.
Leilah Wendell, 1996
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Tajalli Wa-Ru'ya: A Study of Anthropomorphic Theophany and ...
Islam is often viewed as the religion par excellence of divine transcendence.
W. Wesley Williams, 2008
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Bronze age anthropomorphic figurines from Umm el-Marra, ...
The subject of this volume is the corpus of 203 Bronze Age anthropomorphic clay figurines and figurine fragments recovered from various archaeological contexts at Umm el-Marra, Syria, between 1994 and 2002.
Alice Petty, 2006
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Furry: The Best Anthropomorphic Fiction Ever
A collection of twenty-six selected anthropomorphic stories written throughout the past fifteen years features animals that have demonstrated human forms or characteristics, in a volume that includes the pieces Foxy Lady by Lawrence Watt ...
Fred Patten, 2006
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A Portrait of the Artist as an Anthropomorphic Genius-Machine
A Portrait of the Artist as an Anthropomorphic Genius-Machine Introduction An unaccountable number of years after: Is it that circumstances ofone's birth create one's destiny? Joe's Uncle, Mr. Bradley, opens his Grocery Store early morning.
Peter Jalesh, 2013
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The anthropomorphic stelae of the Ukraine: the early ...
THE COPPER AGE STELAE OF THE UKRAINE:IntroductionSimple StelaeStatue-MenhirsAltar SanctuariesThe Creators of the Stelae.IMAGERY AND MYTH:ContextAnatomy and Dress of the Statue-MenhirsAnatomy and MythologyThe Stela as Royal FigureIndo ...
J. P. Mallory, 1994
10
Design of an Anthropomorphic Robotic Hand for Space Operations
Robotic end-effectors provide the link between machines and the environment.
Emily Tai, 2007

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «ANTHROPOMORPHIC»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term anthropomorphic is used in the context of the following news items.
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Anthropomorphic mushroom girl game crumbles
Less than a year after its release, Kinoko Collection, a smartphone game centered around a conflict between anthropomorphized mushrooms ... «Destructoid, Jul 15»
2
Ashton Kutcher marries Mila Kunis; 'Hello Kitty' movie; McCartney …
It's unclear what the plot would be, but the anthropomorphic kitty, who lives in London with her parents and twin sister Mimmy, could have a ... «Syracuse.com, Jul 15»
3
Hello Kitty movie in the works, Sanrio says it will be in cinemas by …
Hello Kitty is all about widely recognised Kitty White, an anthropomorphic white cat with six whiskers and a bright red bow, who lives in London ... «International Business Times UK, Jul 15»
4
All Hail to Lifelogger Technologies Corp (OTCMKTS:LOGG)
... personalized medicine for life extension, drone based sensor platforms, immersive telepresence using anthropomorphic android robotics, ... «MicroCap Daily, Jul 15»
5
This car is smarter than your car
We have complicated, irrational, romanticized relationships with our cars, anthropomorphic tendencies and magical thinking connected to a ... «gulfnews.com, Jul 15»
6
On View | Jessica Calderwood -- 'Fictitious Florals'
“These anthropomorphic beings are at once, powerful and powerless, beautiful and absurd, inflated and amputated.” An associate professor of ... «Madison.com, Jul 15»
7
Planting the animé seed — How Nick Jr. helped turn me (and maybe …
Maple Town on the other hand is an anthropomorphic cartoon obviously more inspired by Western cartoons than Japan's own catalog. «TechnoBuffalo, Jul 15»
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MOVIE REVIEW: 'Ted 2' is raunchier than the average bear
Who among us didn't have a childhood filled with uncountable fantasies –make-believe beings and anthropomorphic imaginings – that made ... «New Jersey Hills, Jul 15»
9
5 Video Games That Would Makes Awesome Movies
... out those quips at Dr. Robotnik with relative ease. He's dealt with a talking raccoon, it's time for him to become the anthropomorphic rodent. «moviepilot.com, Jul 15»
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Watch an Adorable Edible Minion Eat a Firecracker at 25000 FPS
As always, it's my obligation to tell you not to try this at home. Still, if you'd like to watch more unsuspecting, anthropomorphic models get their ... «Gizmodo, Jul 15»

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« EDUCALINGO. Anthropomorphic [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/anthropomorphic>. Nov 2020 ».
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