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Characterized by or involving the attribution of human feelings and emotions to something other than a human being, especially to God; displaying anthropopathy.
Early 19th century; earliest use found in Samuel Taylor Coleridge (1772–1834), poet, critic, and philosopher. From anthropopathy + -ic.
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