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Meaning of "zoanthropy" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF ZOANTHROPY

zoanthropy  [zəʊˈænθrəpɪ] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF ZOANTHROPY

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adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Zoanthropy 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 ZOANTHROPY MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Clinical lycanthropy

Clinical lycanthropy is defined as a rare psychiatric syndrome that involves a delusion that the affected person can transform into, has transformed into, or is a non-human animal. Its name is connected to the mythical condition of lycanthropy, a supernatural affliction in which humans are said to physically shapeshift into wolves.

Definition of zoanthropy in the English dictionary

The definition of zoanthropy in the dictionary is a derangement of the mind in which the patient believes they are an animal or beast.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH ZOANTHROPY


anisotropy
ˌænaɪˈsɒtrəpɪ
aromatherapy
əˌrəʊməˈθɛrəpɪ
chemotherapy
ˌkiːməʊˈθɛrəpɪ
entropy
ˈɛntrəpɪ
hydrotherapy
ˌhaɪdrəʊˈθɛrəpɪ
hypnotherapy
ˌhɪpnəʊˈθɛrəpɪ
immunotherapy
ˌɪmjʊnəʊˈθɛrəpɪ
lycanthropy
laɪˈkænθrəpɪ
misanthropy
mɪˈzænθrəpɪ
pharmacotherapy
ˌfɑːməkəˈθerəpɪ
philanthropy
fɪˈlænθrəpɪ
physiotherapy
ˌfɪzɪəʊˈθɛrəpɪ
phytotherapy
ˌfaɪtəʊˈθɛrəpɪ
psilanthropy
sɪˈlænθrəpɪ
psychotherapy
ˌsaɪkəʊˈθɛrəpɪ
radiotherapy
ˌreɪdɪəʊˈθɛrəpɪ
sirupy
ˈsɪrəpɪ
theanthropy
θiːˈænθrəpɪ
therapy
ˈθɛrəpɪ
zinjanthropi
zɪnˈdʒænθrəpɪ

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE ZOANTHROPY

zo
zoa
zoaea
zoaeae
Zoan
zoantharian
zoanthropic
zoarial
zoarium
zocalo
zocco
zodiac
zodiacal
zodiacal constellation
zodiacal light
zoea
zoeae
zoeal
zoeform
zoetic

WORDS THAT END LIKE ZOANTHROPY

aeolotropy
allotropy
anatropy
azeotropy
enantiotropy
eutropy
heliotropy
hemitropy
hypermetropy
ionotropy
lipotropy
morphotropy
orthotropy
phototropy
pleiotropy
ropy
thixotropy

Synonyms and antonyms of zoanthropy in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «zoanthropy» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF ZOANTHROPY

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

Translator English - Chinese

变兽妄想
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

zoanthropy
570 millions of speakers

English

zoanthropy
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Translator English - Hindi

zoanthropy
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

توهم التلبس بالحيوان
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

zoanthropy
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

zoantropia
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zoanthropy
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zoanthropy
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Zonanthropy
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

zoanthropy
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

zoanthropy
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

zoanthropy
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Translator English - Javanese

Zoanthropy
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

zoanthropy
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

zoanthropy
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

झोन्थ्रोपी
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

zoanthropy
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

zoanthropy
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

zoanthropy
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Translator English - Ukrainian

zoanthropy
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Translator English - Romanian

zoanthropy
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

zoanthropy
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

zoanthropy
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

zoanthropy
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

zoanthropy
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of zoanthropy

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «ZOANTHROPY»

The term «zoanthropy» is used very little and occupies the 192.086 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «ZOANTHROPY» OVER TIME

The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «zoanthropy» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «zoanthropy» appears in digitalised printed sources in English between the year 1500 and the present day.

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

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «ZOANTHROPY»

Discover the use of zoanthropy in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to zoanthropy and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Archives of Neurology and Psychiatry
Davis, New York. UEBER ZOANTHROPY (ZOANTHROPY). C. Schneider, Monatschr. f. Psychiat. u. Neurol. 48:269 (May) 1920. The patient, a woman of inferior mentality, aged 31, developed an anxiety state following roentgen-ray treatment ...
‎1920
2
Future History: Understanding the Book of Daniel and End ...
... in his success. God corrects Nebuchadnezzar's vision with the help of a psychological condition known as “zoanthropy.” Zoanthropy is a documented condition in which a person actually thinks they are an animal and begins to act like one.
Hal Seed, 2007
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Holman Old Testament Commentary - Daniel
This wouldbesimilarto lycanthropy,the famouswerewolf syndromeof which cheap Halloween movies are made. It describes the supposedly magical ability to assume the form and characteristics of a wolf. Zoanthropy and lycanthropy, though ...
Max Anders, Kenneth Gangel, 2002
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Dreaming the Future: The Fantastic Story of Prediction
ZOANTHROPY. is divination by observing the flames of three lighted candles placed at the corners of a triangle. (In an apparently unrelated use of the word, zoanthropy is a mental disorder in which one believes oneself to be an animal.) ...
Clifford A. Pickover, 2001
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Modern Magic
ZOANTHROPY. Even more fearful yet than vampirism is the disease, very common already in the days of antiquity, which makes men think that they have changed into beasts, and then act as such, according to the logic of insanity. Petronius is ...
Maximilian Schele de Vere
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A.M.A. Archives of Neurology and Psychiatry
UEBER ZOANTHROPY (ZOANTHROPY). C. SCHNEIDER, Monatschr. f. Psychiat . u. Neurol. 48:269 (May) 1920. The patient, a woman of inferior mentality, aged 31, developed an anxiety state following roentgen-ray treatment (for uterine ...
‎1920
7
The Religious System of China: book II. On the soul and ...
CHAPTER X. ON ZOANTHROPY. The conviction that the ethereal human double is able to pass into other human bodies, and thus may impart to them its properties and character, co-exists in China with a belief, occupying a much more  ...
Jan Jakob Maria Groot, 1901
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Asian Horror Encyclopedia: Asian Horror Culture in ...
Zoanthropy: The modern definition of this word is the delusion of a human being who thinks she is an animal. Groot devotes most of the fourth volume of The Religious System in China to this subject, but to him, zoanthropy is a type of animal ...
Laurence Bush, 2001
9
When the Nines Roll Over: And Other Stories
ZOANTHROPY. Whenever a lion was spotted prowling the avenues, the authorities contacted my father. He had a strange genius for tracking predators; he made a lifelong study of their habits; he never missed an open shot. There is a statue ...
David Benioff, 2005
10
Willmington's Guide to the Bible
This mental illness is not uncommon and is known as zoanthropy or lycanthropy. Often the victim pictures himself as a wolf. As has already been observed, this psychosis would last seven years. The word "times" (Dan. 4:25) is used for units ...
H. L. Willmington, 1981

6 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «ZOANTHROPY»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term zoanthropy is used in the context of the following news items.
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从A到Z二十六个奇葩英文单词:你认识几个
Have you ever experienced zoanthropy and been convinced you were an elephant? 你穿过尖头皮鞋或高腰裤吗?关于法国女人和她们的腋窝的说法是真的吗? «新浪网, Apr 15»
2
Stanley M. Aronson: Know ye the beasts of the fields?
The delusional state of believing that one is transformed into a lower animal, either in feeling or in actual metamorphosis, is called zoanthropy. Lycanthropy is ... «The Providence Journal, Sep 13»
3
The Alphabetical, Week 4: Shoot that weekend into a sun (not our sun)
Zoanthropy. The delusion that one is an animal. See: Dominique Easley. (Spoiler: is not a delusion in Easley's case, since he is a strange beast with amazing ... «SB Nation, Sep 13»
4
Maryville middle-schooler heads to Scripps National Spelling Bee
Prepared with a dictionary nearly bigger than himself, sixth grader Sakif Islam will practice spelling words from abarthrosis to zoanthropy until he takes the trip to ... «Northwest Missourian, Apr 13»
5
Plano student spells his way to National Spelling Bee semifinals
In the second oral round, Chetan correctly spelled zoanthropy, defined by Merriam-Webster as a monomania in which a person believes himself changed into ... «Dallas Morning News, Jun 11»
6
Prodigy wins spelling bee without studying
The battleground was intense: vacuole, decorticate, parallax, inaugurator, andante, upsilon, bailiwick, apsidal, carambola, zoanthropy, plasmalemma, ... «Daily Herald, Mar 11»

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« EDUCALINGO. Zoanthropy [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/zoanthropy>. Sep 2021 ».
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