Anthropopathy

Anthropopathy

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Anthropopathy (Greek ανθρωπος, anthropos, "human", παθος, pathos, "suffering") is the attribution of human emotion to a non-human being, generally a god.

By comparison, the term anthropomorphism originally referred to the attribution of human form to a non-human being -- although in modern usage, anthropomorphism has come to encompass both meanings.

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