A compound word created and defined here by the artist as the understanding and sensitivity to the feelings and thoughts of objects that have been (or are commonly) defined using human attributes. Etymology: From the combination of empathy and anthropomorphism.
– Empathropomorphic Collection by Laura Peters
1: the imaginative projection of a subjective state into an object so that the object appears to be infused with it
2: the action of understanding, being aware of, being sensitive to, and vicariously experiencing the feelings, thoughts, and experience of another of either the past or present without having the feelings, thoughts, and experience fully communicated in an objectively explicit manner; also : the capacity for this [Merriam-Webster]
: an interpretation of what is not human or personal in terms of human or personal characteristics [Merriam-Webster]