adjective /ænθɹɒpəˈmɔɹfɪk/
a) Having the form of a man

The mystic is one to whom the unitive, pantheistic, or at least the panentheistic, aspects of the divinity are as congenial as the deistic, polytheistic, and anthropomorphic aspects are to the institutional mind.

b) given human attributes

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