Definition of biomorphism in English:

biomorphism

noun

  • 1The attribution of biological (rather than just human) qualities to God; the attribution of the qualities of living organisms to inanimate things.

  • 2Art. The use in painting or sculpture of abstract forms derived from or suggesting biological organisms.

Origin

Late 19th century; earliest use found in James Martineau (1805–1900), Unitarian minister. From bio- + -morphism.

Pronunciation

biomorphism

/ˌbʌɪə(ʊ)ˈmɔːfɪz(ə)m/