Anthropomorphism is the tendency to see human qualities in gods or animals.

Webster Dictionary Meaning

1. Anthropomorphism
- The representation of the Deity, or of a polytheistic deity, under a human form, or with human attributes and affections.
- The ascription of human characteristics to things not human.
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