(Of a god, animal, or object) human in form or nature.
- 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 anthropomorphousamorphous, polymorphous
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