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anthropleny (noun) : Anthropleny can be defined as those things in a human society which allow citizens to live long, cooperative, purposeful, fulfilled lives.
Improvements in economic efficiency often result in lower levels of anthropleny. —TheNewCommoner.org
Submitted by: Sam Dronebarger on Jan. 21, 2006 07:43
anthropoenvironmental (adjective) : of or relating to, collectively or particularly, environments created entirely or predominantly by human beings (as opposed to preanthropoenvironmental)
The Flynn effect evidences a transition from preanthropogenic and preinformationalized environmental mediation of human genepools towards totally intraspecific and anthropoenvironmental selectional matrices —jonathan keith sheriff, mini-essay submitted to stanford's bioanthropology dept, circa september 1, 2005
Submitted by: jonathan keith sheriff from California on Oct. 25, 2005 18:32
anthroutilis (noun) : Useful Man
My husband is truly a anthroutilis in our house
Submitted by: Anonymous on Feb. 25, 2006 19:33
anthrozoology (noun) : the study of human-animal relationships
The task of distinguishing hype from reality on this question falls to anthrozoology, the new science of human-animal relationships. —Hal Herzog, The New York Times, January 3, 2011
Submitted by: Anonymous on Jan. 04, 2011 07:22
antiégé (noun) : one who is protected or trained or whose career is furthered by a person of experience, prominence, or influence, even though he or she is incompetent and unworthy of protection or assistance; contrasted with protégé.
My antiégé spent nearly an hour in my office fretting about her exam.
Submitted by: Ashley and Ben Pryor from Ohio on Jan. 09, 2007 15:07
(adjective) : Not lacking a head (Acephalous means lacking a head.)
I am anti-acephalous. —Cristina R., BBC HARDSPELL, September 2005
Submitted by: Cristina from United Kingdom on Sep. 29, 2005 15:25
Anti-expanditory (adjective) : The inability to expand or grow larger
Due to the anti-expanditory nature of the material, it broke from the pressure placed onto it.
Submitted by: Spencer from Illinois on Jul. 25, 2007 23:28
Anti-Shi’ism (noun) : prejudice and hatred toward the Shia branch of Islam or toward Shia Muslims
Submitted by: Shia Rights Watch from Virginia on Dec. 21, 2012 10:51
(noun) : prejudice against or hatred of Shia Muslims
Submitted by: Shia Rights Watch from Maryland on Dec. 11, 2012 14:47
anti-standard (adjective) : opposite of standard
It is hard to believe that company has made it this far using anti-standard practices.
Submitted by: Raymond Holland from Missouri on Apr. 09, 2014 16:50