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Word of the Day 10/24/17 Anthropocentric

Anthropocentric (adjective)
anthropocentric [an-thruh-poh-sen-trik]


adjective
1. regarding the human being as the central fact of the universe.
2. assuming human beings to be the final aim and end of the universe.
3. viewing and interpreting everything in terms of human experience and values.

Can be confused
anthropomorphic, homocentric.


Origin: First recorded in 1860-65; anthropo- + -centric

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