An`thro*pop"a*thism (#), An`thro*pop"a*thy (#), n. [Gr. ; man + suffering, affection, passion, , , to suffer.]
The ascription of human feelings or passions to God, or to a polytheistic deity.
In its recoil from the gross anthropopathy of the vulgar notions, it falls into the vacuum of absolute apathy.
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