Definition of Infrahuman

1. Adjective. Belonging to a group below humans in evolutionary development. "Infrahuman animals"

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Definition of Infrahuman

1. Noun. (psychology) A creature that is not (yet) at the level of understanding of a human being, such as a presymbolic child or an animal. ¹

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Definition of Infrahuman

1. [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Infrahuman

infradentale
infradian
infradiaphragmatic
infraduction
infraduodenal fossa
infrageneric
infraglenoid
infraglenoid tubercle
infraglenoid tuberosity
infraglottic
infraglottic cavity
infraglottic space
infragrant
infragranular layer
infrahepatic
infrahuman (current term)
infrahumans
infrahyoid
infrahyoid branch of superior thyroid artery
infrahyoid bursa
infrahyoid muscles
infrakingdom
infrakingdoms
infralapsarian
infralapsarianism
infralapsarians
infralittoral
infralittorals
infralobar part of posterior branch of right pulmonary vein

Literary usage of Infrahuman

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1. The American Journal of Psychology by Edward Bradford ( Titchener, Granville Stanley Hall (1922)
"Now obviously the behavior equipment of the person is so different from that of any infrahuman animal that the reflex behavior as well as any other class of ..."

2. The Encyclopedia Americana: A Library of Universal Knowledge (1919)
"Language habits are at present commanding attention, as they manifest themselves in infrahuman and in human organisms. (5) Problems of imagination. ..."

3. The Life of Reason; Or, The Phases of Human Progress by George Santayana (1906)
"The task might also be called infrahuman, because the sort of omniscience which such complete historical science would achieve would merely furnish ..."

4. A History of Criticism and Literary Taste in Europe from the Earliest Texts by George Saintsbury (1902)
"... human, and infrahuman ; personages; words, music, and " times"; epic, scenic, and melic; prose, verse, and mixed narrative. These distinctions are put ..."

5. The Freudian Wish and Its Place in Ethics by Edwin Bissell Holt (1915)
"... and might find it worth while to examine cognition in its infrahuman forms. The Russian and French objective psychologists are determined, just as James ..."

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