Definition of anthropomorphous in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˌanTHrəpəˈmôrfəs/


(Of a god, animal, or object) human in form or nature.
Example sentences
  • The bigger of the two anthropomorphous humans stepped over to Saria's side.
  • To human eyes, he resembled a dark cloud, a pool of black ink diffusing into thin wisps around the edges that could manage to remain vaguely anthropomorphous.
  • But the connection of the image of God with the human body is rejected explicitly by all the patristic writers as anthropomorphous.


Mid 18th century: from Greek anthrōpomorphos (from anthrōpos 'human being' + morphē 'form') + -ous.

Words that rhyme with anthropomorphous

amorphous, polymorphous

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Syllabification: an·thro·po·mor·phous

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