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antergistic (adjective) : that is less than the sum of the individual effects, components, or abilities

The antergistic results of these two working together call for separating them and reassigning new partners hoping for synergy.

Submitted by: Bob Lebenson from Connecticut on Apr. 24, 2009 20:16


antethanopsis (noun) : the period preceding the end of existence or the death of all things

If the universe is destined to end, our existence today could be considered a period of antethanopsis.

Submitted by: Matthew Stephen Elder from Georgia Us on Jun. 01, 2017 19:11


Anthrodepmano (noun) : To be a human being, which entitles you to being dependent/ reliant on other humans.

The citizens of the village were anthrodepmano. —Jill Whynot and Megan Gallagher, March 18, 2008

Submitted by: Anonymous on Mar. 18, 2008 06:39


anthrophobia (noun) : the fear of people

Submitted by: on Apr. 09, 2015 13:29


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


Anti-Acephalous

(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


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