Definitions for anthropogenicˌæn θrə pəˈdʒɛn ɪk

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. anthropogenetic, anthropogenic(adj)

    of or relating to the study of the origins and development of human beings

GCIDE

  1. Anthropogenic(a.)

    (1923) caused by humans; -- as, the anthropogenic extinction of species.

Wiktionary

  1. anthropogenic(Adjective)

    pertaining to the origin of man, or anthropogeny

  2. anthropogenic(Adjective)

    having its origin in the influence of human activity on nature.

  3. Origin: attested 1889.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Anthropogenic(adj)

    of or pertaining to anthropogeny

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Paolo Gabrielli:

    Our Peruvian record provides the first clear evidence of a large-scale pre-industrial signal of anthropogenic [human-caused] origin in the atmosphere of the Southern Hemisphere.

  2. Vladimir Putin:

    We found that, while climate change does exist, it is cyclical, and the anthropogenic role is very limited, it became clear that the climate is a complicated system and that, so far, the evidence presented for the need to 'fight' global warming was rather unfounded.

  3. William Ruddiman:

    After 12 years of debate about whether the climate of the last several thousand years has been entirely natural or in considerable part the result of early agriculture, converging evidence from several scientific disciplines points to a major anthropogenic influence.

  4. William Ruddiman:

    Early farming helped keep the planet warm, after 12 years of debate about whether the climate of the last several thousand years has been entirely natural or in considerable part the result of early agriculture, converging evidence from several scientific disciplines points to a major anthropogenic influence.

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