ANTHROPOID By N., Sam M.S. - 15 adj. resembling a human being in a meaningful way. More specifically, this term refers to apes without tails, for example, orangutans. ANTHROPOID: "An anthropoid resembles a human being without actually being a human being. " Related Psychology Terms PARAMNESIA ANTISOCIAL REACTION Piaget’s Theory of Cognitive Development AFFECTIONAL DRIVE FROMM, ERICH (1900—) ADOLESCENCE (Theories) AWARENESS LYSERGIC ACID (LSD) SUBITIZING LANGUAGE (Psycholinguistics) Cite this page: N., Sam M.S., "ANTHROPOID," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/anthropoid/ (accessed February 7, 2023).