Definition of anthropopsychism in English:

anthropopsychism

noun

  • The ascription of mental faculties or characteristics like those of human beings to God, an animal, or a natural agency.

Origin

Late 19th century; earliest use found in 8th Duke of Argyll (1823–1900), politician and scientist. From anthropo- + psyche + -ism, after anthropomorphism.

Pronunciation

anthropopsychism

/ˌanθrəpəˈsʌɪkɪz(ə)m/