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Meaning of "theriomorphosis" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF THERIOMORPHOSIS

theriomorphosis  [ˌθɪərɪəʊmɔːˈfəʊsɪs] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF THERIOMORPHOSIS

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Theriomorphosis 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 THERIOMORPHOSIS MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of theriomorphosis in the English dictionary

The definition of theriomorphosis in the dictionary is transformation into an animal form, often associated with mythological characters. Other definition of theriomorphosis is a belief in the human ability to transform into an animal form, associated with mental disorders.


WORDS THAT RHYME WITH THERIOMORPHOSIS


alphosis
ælˈfəʊsɪs
apoptosis
ˌæpəpˈtəʊsɪs
babesiosis
bəˌbiːzɪˈəʊsɪs
berylliosis
bəˌrɪlɪˈəʊsɪs
diagnosis
ˌdaɪəɡˈnəʊsɪs
epimorphosis
ˌɛpɪmɔːˈfəʊsɪs
fibrosis
faɪˈbrəʊsɪs
gomphosis
ɡɒmˈfəʊsɪs
homomorphosis
ˌhɒməʊmɔːˈfəʊsɪs
hypnosis
hɪpˈnəʊsɪs
kyphosis
kaɪˈfəʊsɪs
morphosis
mɔːˈfəʊsɪs
necrosis
nɛˈkrəʊsɪs
osmosis
ɒzˈməʊsɪs
osteoporosis
ˌɒstɪəʊpɔːˈrəʊsɪs
Phocis
ˈfəʊsɪs
prognosis
prɒɡˈnəʊsɪs
sarcoidosis
ˌsɑːkɔɪdˈəʊsɪs
sclerosis
sklɪəˈrəʊsɪs
tuberculosis
tjʊˌbɜːkjʊˈləʊsɪs

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE THERIOMORPHOSIS

theriac
theriacal
therian
therianthropic
therianthropism
theriolatry
theriomorph
theriomorphic
theriomorphism
theriomorphous
therm
thermae
thermaesthesia
thermal
thermal barrier
thermal baths
thermal blanket
thermal conductivity
thermal constant

WORDS THAT END LIKE THERIOMORPHOSIS

affective psychosis
anamorphosis
anthropomorphosis
cirrhosis
diorthosis
epanorthosis
Korsakoff´s psychosis
metamorphosis
metempsychosis
multiple sclerosis
organic psychosis
ornithosis
orthosis
paedomorphosis
pediculosis
psychosis
puerperal psychosis
sporotrichosis
trichosis
whosis

Synonyms and antonyms of theriomorphosis in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «theriomorphosis» into 25 languages

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Translator English - Chinese

theriomorphosis
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

theriomorphosis
570 millions of speakers

English

theriomorphosis
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

theriomorphosis
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

theriomorphosis
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

theriomorphosis
278 millions of speakers

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theriomorphosis
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

theriomorphosis
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

theriomorphosis
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Theriomorphosis
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

theriomorphosis
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

theriomorphosis
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

theriomorphosis
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Theriomorphosis
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

theriomorphosis
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

theriomorphosis
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

थेरियमोफोसिस
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

theriomorphosis
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

theriomorphosis
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

theriomorphosis
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

theriomorphosis
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

theriomorphosis
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

theriomorphosis
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

theriomorphosis
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

theriomorphosis
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

theriomorphosis
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of theriomorphosis

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «THERIOMORPHOSIS»

The term «theriomorphosis» is used very little and occupies the 174.021 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about theriomorphosis

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «THERIOMORPHOSIS»

Discover the use of theriomorphosis in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to theriomorphosis and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Literature and the Grotesque
... people of Loma at least try to rise above the beast. straining to maintain an illusion of ideal civilization. One of Steinbeck's most interesting uses of theriomorphosis is a complicated creation: a beautiful grotesque. The tragedy of Cathy/Kate of ...
Michael J. Meyer, 1995
2
Thematic Guide to World Mythology
Theriomorphosis Theriomorphosis occurs when a deity or a person is transformed into an animal. Totem An animal, plant, or object that serves as an emblem of a family or a clan, a totem symbolically expresses a social group's kinship with an ...
Lorena Laura Stookey, 2004
3
The Incredible Tiger-Man
When people believe they change into a animal form through the process of theriomorphosis, the term clinical lycanthropy is usually used. These therians or therianthropes, which means beast-man, believe they have the power of ...
Adam Pfeffer, 2013
4
Thinking about the Environment: Our Debt to the Classical ...
The opposite of apotheosis was theriomorphosis — the best condition contrasted with the worst. Nor did paradisiacal fantasies include a communal life with animals. Animals were for eating (if the relevant covenant allowed), or for human uses ...
T. M. Robinson, Laura Westra, 2002
5
The Book of Werewolves
other, of identification with a meteorological phenomenon, and presents to us as well the phase of transition from theriomorphosis to anthropomorphosis. The dragon of popular mythology is nothing else than the thunderstorm, rising at the ...
Sabine Baring Gould
6
Mental Zoo: Animals in the Human Mind and its Pathology
More generally in theriomorphosis, the dragon is likewise a condensation of the serpent and avian forms. It is remarkable that ancient Greek mentation moved back and forth, often bewilderingly, between the two poles of logos and mythos.
Salman Akhtar, Vamik D. Volkan, 2014
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Milton and the Martial Muse: "Paradise Lost" and European ...
But instead of communal exaltation, they experience a grotesque theriomorphosis. Instead of a victory feast, they gnaw illusory apples like those of Sodom (10. 547-70). Instead of hearing they have regained a kingdom or golden fleece, they ...
James A. Freeman, 2014
8
Field Day Review
... power of theriomorphosis. As soon as he sees his cat, he wonders what it's like to be a cat: 'Prr. Scratch my head. Prr. ... Wonder what I look like to her. Height of a tower? No, she can jump me'. [U, 4.19–29] If she can jump this towering biped ...
Seamus Deane, Seamus Deane, Breandan MacSuibhne, eds., Breandán Mac Suibhne, 2008
9
Baring-Gould Complete Works-Book of Ghosts Were-Wolves ...
The mythofthe dragon isone whichadmits, perhaps morethan any other, of identification witha meteorological phenomenon, andpresents to usas well the phase oftransition from theriomorphosis to anthropomorphosis. The dragon ofpopular ...
Sabine Baring-Gould
10
THE BOOK OF WERE-WOLVES:
The mythofthe dragon isonewhich admits, perhaps more than any other, ofidentification with a meteorological phenomenon, and presents to us aswellthe phaseof transition from theriomorphosis to anthropomorphosis. The dragon of popular ...
SABINE BARING-GOULD, 2014

REFERENCE
« EDUCALINGO. Theriomorphosis [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/theriomorphosis>. May 2019 ».
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