anthropomorphise anthropomorphise

Definition(s):

  • (v) ascribe human features to something

Usage(s):

  • I often complain when people anthropomorphise nations and speak of them as if they were individuals, but consider this.

Quotes

  • "The 1972 Solaris is perhaps the only film to address the limits of science set by our constrained human perceptions, categories and tendency to anthropomorphise," says Gregory Benford, professor of physics at University of California, Irvine...
    on Aug 26, 2004 By: Gregory Benford Source: guardian.co.uk

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