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an·thro·po·mor·phism  audio  (nthr-p-môrfzm) KEY 

NOUN:
Attribution of human motivation, characteristics, or behavior to inanimate objects, animals, or natural phenomena.


OTHER FORMS:
anthro·po·morphic(Adjective), anthro·po·morphi·cal·ly(Adverb), anthro·po·morphist(Noun)


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