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Anthropomorphism Definition

The attribution of human feelings to animals or inanimate objects e.g. Hawk Roosting by Ted Hughes. See also personification.


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Other Anthropomorphism Definition

[n] the representation of objects (especially a god) as having human form or traits

Synonyms

theanthropism

Misc. Definitions

\An`thro*po*mor"phism\, n. [Gr. ? of human form; ? man + ? form.]
1. The representation of the Deity, or of a polytheistic deity, under a human form, or with human attributes and affections.
2. The ascription of human characteristics to things not human.

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