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    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • UK Pronunciation
    • UK IPA
    • [an-thruh-poh-sen-trik]
    • /ˌæn θrə poʊˈsɛn trɪk/
    • /ˌæn.θrəʊ.pəʊ.ˈsen.trɪk/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [an-thruh-poh-sen-trik]
    • /ˌæn θrə poʊˈsɛn trɪk/

Definitions of anthropocentric word

  • adjective anthropocentric regarding man as the most important and central factor in the universe 3
  • adjective anthropocentric that considers humankind as the central focus, or final goal, of the universe 3
  • adjective anthropocentric conceiving of everything in the universe in terms of human values 3
  • adjective anthropocentric regarding the human being as the central fact of the universe. 1
  • adjective anthropocentric assuming human beings to be the final aim and end of the universe. 1
  • adjective anthropocentric viewing and interpreting everything in terms of human experience and values. 1

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Origin of anthropocentric

First appearance:

before 1860
One of the 29% newest English words
First recorded in 1860-65; anthropo- + -centric

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Parts of speech for Anthropocentric


anthropocentric popularity

A pretty common term. Usually people know it’s meaning, but prefer to use a more spread out synonym. About 62% of English native speakers know the meaning and use word.
This word is included in each student's vocabulary. Most likely there is at least one movie with this word in the title.

anthropocentric usage trend in Literature

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