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Meaning of "theriomorphism" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF THERIOMORPHISM

theriomorphism  [ˌθɪərɪəʊˈmɔːfɪzəm] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF THERIOMORPHISM

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Theriomorphism is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES THERIOMORPHISM MEAN IN ENGLISH?

theriomorphism

Zoomorphism

Zoomorphism is the shaping of something in animal form or terms. Examples include: ▪ Art that imagines humans as non-human animals ▪ Art that portrays one species of animal like another species of animal ▪ Art that creates patterns using animal imagery, or animal style ▪ Deities depicted in animal form, such as exist in ancient Egyptian religion ▪ Therianthropy: the ability to shapeshift into animal form ▪ The tendency of viewing human behaviour in terms of the behaviour of animals, analogous to anthropomorphism, which views animal behaviour in human terms The word derives from the Greek ζωον, meaning animal, and μορφη, meaning shape or form.

Definition of theriomorphism in the English dictionary

The definition of theriomorphism in the dictionary is the identification of animal characteristics with a supernatural being.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH THERIOMORPHISM


amorphism
əˈmɔːfɪzəm
anthropomorphism
ˌænθrəpəˈmɔːfɪzəm
automorphism
ˌɔːtəʊˈmɔːfɪzəm
dimorphism
daɪˈmɔːfɪzəm
dwarfism
ˈdwɔːfɪzəm
hemimorphism
ˌhɛmɪˈmɔːfɪzəm
heteromorphism
ˌhɛtərəʊˈmɔːfɪzəm
homeomorphism
ˌhəʊmɪəˈmɔːfɪzəm
homoeomorphism
ˌhəʊmɪəˈmɔːfɪzəm
homomorphism
ˌhəʊməʊˈmɔːfɪzəm
hylomorphism
ˌhaɪləˈmɔːfɪzəm
isodimorphism
ˌaɪsəʊdaɪˈmɔːfɪzəm
isomorphism
ˌaɪsəʊˈmɔːfɪzəm
mechanomorphism
ˌmekənəʊˈmɔːfɪzəm
metamorphism
ˌmɛtəˈmɔːfɪzəm
monomorphism
mɒnəʊˈmɔːfɪzəm
Orphism
ˈɔːfɪzəm
perimorphism
ˌpɛrɪˈmɔːfɪzəm
polymorphism
ˌpɒlɪˈmɔːfɪzəm
skeuomorphism
ˌskjuːəˈmɔːfɪzəm

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE THERIOMORPHISM

therewithin
Therezina
theriac
theriacal
therian
therianthropic
therianthropism
theriolatry
theriomorph
theriomorphic
theriomorphosis
theriomorphous
therm
thermae
thermaesthesia
thermal
thermal barrier
thermal baths
thermal blanket
thermal conductivity

WORDS THAT END LIKE THERIOMORPHISM

allomorphism
anamorphism
Buddhism
catastrophism
diastrophism
enantiomorphism
endomorphism
Guelphism
gynandromorphism
idiomorphism
mesomorphism
paramorphism
pleomorphism
psephism
pseudomorphism
rheomorphism
sapphism
sexual dimorphism
sophism
trimorphism
zygomorphism

Synonyms and antonyms of theriomorphism in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «theriomorphism» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF THERIOMORPHISM

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The translations of theriomorphism from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «theriomorphism» in English.

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theriomorphism
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theriomorphism
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theriomorphism
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theriomorphism
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theriomorphism
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theriomorphism
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theriomorphism
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theriomorphism
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theriomorphism
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Theriomorphism
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theriomorphism
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獣神崇拝
130 millions of speakers

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theriomorphism
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Theriomorphism
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theriomorphism
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Translator English - Tamil

theriomorphism
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Translator English - Marathi

थिओरमोर्फिझम
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

theriomorphism
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

teriomorfismo
65 millions of speakers

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theriomorphism
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theriomorphism
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theriomorphism
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Translator English - Greek

theriomorphism
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Translator English - Afrikaans

theriomorphism
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theriomorphism
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theriomorphism
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Trends of use of theriomorphism

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «THERIOMORPHISM»

The term «theriomorphism» is barely ever used and occupies the 197.706 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «THERIOMORPHISM» OVER TIME

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

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «THERIOMORPHISM»

Discover the use of theriomorphism in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to theriomorphism and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Knowing Animals
Even in the absence of visual images, the plight of the battery hen is easily conveyed by other strategies familiar to animal advocates, for example that of theriomorphism: asking the human viewer to imagine themselves in the animal's place ...
Laurence Simmons, Philip Armstrong, 2007
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The Body of Myth: Mythology, Shamanic Trance, and the Sacred ...
The use of a ram to describe the eyes, a bull the ears, and so on is known to ethnologists as a theriomorphism, literally, "an animal shape." An animal is used narratively to describe a particular kind of experience. A further narrative step was ...
J. Nigro Sansonese, 1994
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Culture, Creativity and Environment: New Environmentalist ...
Meeker's theriomorphism is very different from Stockmann's, however, and it worth drawing attention to both of them in part to measure the distance between them. Crucially, Stockmann's theriomorphism is hierarchical, whereas Meeker shares ...
Fiona Becket, Terry Gifford, 2007
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Noscendi Nilum Cupido: Imagining Egypt from Lucan to ...
22, 252, 259—60, 286—7 Aniconism alternative to theriomorphism and anthrop omorphism 303 - 7 see also theriomorphism; Apollonius of Tyana Antinous, Hadrian's favorite 6 Antony (Marcus Antonius) 30- 1, 75—8, 126 n. 28, 192, 207 n .
Eleni Manolaraki, 2012
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History of the Graeco-Latin Fable
Without wishing to be exhaustive, we would indicate the following points where the animal and vegetable world were introduced into the domain of the religious: 1. Theriomorphism expressed in images, in mimetic dances, in religious epithets.
Francisco Rodríguez Adrados, 1999
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Other Selves: Animals in the Canadian Literary Imagination
The propensity for human beings to take on animal characteristics, a process known as theriomorphism, reverses the anthropomorphism typical of children's books and Orwellian allegory. Comparatively rare in literary fiction, theriomorphism ...
Janice Anne Fiamengo, 2007
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Psychology: The Key Concepts
THERIOMORPHISM An uncommon, primarily anthropological, concept occasionally used by C.G. Jung and others to refer to the notion of humans acquiring or internalising animal 'souls'. Related to physiomorphism but narrower in range of ...
Graham Richards, 2008
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Dynamics of Synthesis in Hindu Culture
From totemism arose a local cult of animals which developed into theriomorphism and ultimately became introduced into Aryan religion. Totemism had no place in the religious ideas of the Rigvedic Aryans. The paucity of its presence among ...
Atul Krishna Sur, 1973
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Facing the Gods: Epiphany and Representation in Graeco-Roman ...
90 See Nightingale (2005: 82). 91 On Greek attitudes to Egyptian theriomorphism , see Smelik and Hemelrijk (1984). On phantasia in this passage, see Birmelin ( 1993: 393–414) and Watson (1988: 60–4, 76–93). 92 Indeed, Thespesion claims  ...
Verity Jane Platt, 2011
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Exploring Christian Theology
For theriomorphism, see De Groot and Hulst, toe. cit.; and Jacob, op. cit, p. 30. Both note the sobriety of theriomorphic imagery. In our opinion, the structures of theriomorphism and anthropomorphism are different, since the former always ...
Ronnie Littlejohn, 1985

NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «THERIOMORPHISM»

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'Theriomorphism', licantropía y el carnaval de Miss Van
'Theriomorphism', licantropía y el carnaval de Miss Van. La gala, Okuda San Miguel y Hell'O Monsters expondrán el próximo sábado sus pinturas 'híbridas' en ... «Séptimo Vicio, Feb 14»

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« EDUCALINGO. Theriomorphism [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/theriomorphism>. Jun 2019 ».
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