ZOOMORPHISM By Nugent, Pam M.S. - April 29, 2013 noun. 1. the crediting of animal qualities to humans, inanimate items, or deities. 2. the utilization of animal psychology or physiology to describe human actions. ZOOMORPHISM: "Tomorrow, we will be discussing zoomorphism." Related Psychology Terms ANTHROPOMORPHISM ANIMAL-HUMAN COMPARISON THEORY OF MIND ANIMAL BEHAVIOR PALEOPSYCHOLOGY (PALAEOPSYCHOLOGY) VOMERONASAL SYSTEM ULTRASONIC COMMUNICATION PRAXIOLOGY ROBOT VARIATION Cite this page: Nugent, Pam M.S., "ZOOMORPHISM," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 29, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/zoomorphism/ (accessed January 20, 2019).