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ROOT-WORD is ANTHOROP which comes from the Greek anthropos meaning MAN. This ROOT opens the door to a much debated subject - is man an ape or an angel? Disraeli said, “I repudiate with abhorrence and indignation these new-fangled theories". Darwin thought differently. Here is some vocabulary relating to the subject.


1. Anthropic : ANTHROP ic (an throp’ ik) adj.

Of or pertaining to mankind


2. Anthropocentric : ANTHROP ocentric(an thro po sen’ trik) adj.

Assuming that man is the center of all


3. Anthropogeography: ANTHROP ogeography(an thro po je og’ ra fi) n.

Study of distribution of man in the world


4. Anthropogenesis : ANTHROP ogenesis(an thro po jen’ e sis) n.

Study of the development and origin of man


5. Anthropoglot : ANTHROP oglot (an throe’ po glot) n.

Animal with a tongue like man


6. Anthropography : ANTHROP ography (an thro pog’ ra fee) n.

Study of the distribution of the language, customs, institutions of man


7. Anthropoid : ANTHROP oid (an’ thro poid) adj.

Resembling man; as, the anthropoid ape


8. Anthropology : ANTHROP ology (an thro pol’ o jee) n.

The science of man


9. Anthropolatry : ANTHROP olatry (an thro pol’ a tri) n. The worship of man as God


10. Anthropolith : ANTHROP olith (an throe’ po lith) n.

The petrified body or part of a body of a man



11. Anthropological : ANTHOROP ological(an thro po loj’ i kal) adj.

Relating to anthropology


12. Anthropologist : ANTHROP ologist (an thro pol’ o jist) n.

One who is versed in anthropology


13. Anthropometer : ANTHROP ometer (An thro pom’ e ter) n.

An instrument to measure the parts of the human body


14. Anthropomorphism: ANTHROP omorphism(An thro po mor’ fiz um) n.

Attributing human form to the nonhuman


15. Anthropopathy : ANTHROP opathy (an thro prop’ a thi) n.

Attributing human feeling to God


16. Anthroponomy : ANTHROP onomy (an thro pon’ o mi) n.

The science of human behavior


17. Anthropophagy : ANTHROP ophagy (an thro pof’ a jee) n.

Cannibalism


18. Anthropophagus : ANTHROP ophagus(an thro pof’ a gus) n.

Cannibal


19. Philanthropy : phil ANTHROP y (Fi lan’ thro pee) n.

Love of mankind


20. Misanthropy : mis ANTHROP y (mis an thro pee) n.

Hatred of mankind

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