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Is there a word for something being made to be animal - like watch

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    or in the form of an animal, an object, human or whatever

    I'm guessing it's _____morphised similar to Anthropomorphised for made to be human like

    that is if the word exists....
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    Zoomorphism
    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Zoomorphism
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    Metamorphosed into an animal like state?
    I don't think there is a particular word...
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    Animalisation
    Dehumanisation
    Reification
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    antrhopomorphic
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    (Original post by riiight.)
    Reification
    Source?
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    sorry I didn't spell it right. it's: anthropomorphic
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    (Original post by Nelo Angelo)
    Zoomorphism
    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Zoomorphism
    ahh thanks, shoulda thought of that
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    (Original post by common_person)
    Source?
    what does reification actually mean anyway? :cool:
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    (Original post by lukejoshjedi)
    what does reification actually mean anyway? :cool:
    Treating an abstract or inanimate thing as if it were real or alive. I think. Unless the meaning has suddenly changed.
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    Theriomorphic, if you're looking for one that no one will have heard of.
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    (Original post by barny01)
    sorry I didn't spell it right. it's: anthropomorphic
    Anthropomorphism is making animals human i.e the rabbits in Watershipdown.
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    dehumanised
    objectified

    never heard "animalised" but don't see why not.
 
 
 
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