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in·car·na·tion

 (ĭn′kär-nā′shən)
n.
1.
a. The act of incarnating.
b. The condition of being incarnated.
2. Incarnation Christianity The doctrine that the Son of God was conceived in the womb of Mary and that Jesus is true God and true man.
3. A bodily manifestation of a supernatural being.
4. One who is believed to personify a given abstract quality or idea.
5. A period of time passed in a given bodily form or condition: hopes for a better life in another incarnation.

incarnation

(ˌɪnkɑːˈneɪʃən)
n
1. the act of manifesting or state of being manifested in bodily form, esp human form
2. a bodily form assumed by a god, etc
3. a person or thing that typifies or represents some quality, idea, etc: the weasel is the incarnation of ferocity.

Incarnation

(ˌɪnkɑːˈneɪʃən)
n
1. (Theology) Christian theol the assuming of a human body by the Son of God
2. (Ecclesiastical Terms) Christianity the presence of God on Earth in the person of Jesus

in•car•na•tion

(ˌɪn kɑrˈneɪ ʃən)

n.
1. an incarnate being or form.
2. a living being embodying a deity or spirit.
3. the Incarnation, (sometimes l.c.) the doctrine that the second person of the Trinity assumed human form in the person of Jesus Christ.
4. a person or thing regarded as embodying or exhibiting some quality, idea, or the like.
5. the act of incarnating.
6. state of being incarnated.
[1250–1300; Middle English < Late Latin]
in`car•na′tion•al, adj.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.incarnation - a new personification of a familiar ideaincarnation - a new personification of a familiar idea; "the embodiment of hope"; "the incarnation of evil"; "the very avatar of cunning"
personification - a person who represents an abstract quality; "she is the personification of optimism"
deification - an embodiment of the qualities of a god; "the capitalists' deification of capital"
reincarnation - embodiment in a new form (especially the reappearance or a person in another form); "his reincarnation as a lion"
2.Incarnation - (Christianity) the Christian doctrine of the union of God and man in the person of Jesus Christ
Christian religion, Christianity - a monotheistic system of beliefs and practices based on the Old Testament and the teachings of Jesus as embodied in the New Testament and emphasizing the role of Jesus as savior
church doctrine, religious doctrine, creed, gospel - the written body of teachings of a religious group that are generally accepted by that group
3.incarnation - time passed in a particular bodily form; "he believes that his life will be better in his next incarnation"
time - an indefinite period (usually marked by specific attributes or activities); "he waited a long time"; "the time of year for planting"; "he was a great actor in his time"
4.incarnation - the act of attributing human characteristics to abstract ideas etc.
embodiment - giving concrete form to an abstract concept

incarnation

noun embodiment, manifestation, epitome, type, impersonation, personification, avatar, exemplification, bodily form She is a perfect incarnation of glamour.

incarnation

noun
Translations
تَجَسُّد
vtělení
inkarnationlegemliggørelse
testté válás
holdgun, holdtekja
vtelenie
vücut bulma

incarnation

[ˌɪnkɑːˈneɪʃən] N (Rel) → encarnación f
he is the incarnation of eviles la encarnación del mal

incarnation

[ˌɪnkɑːrˈneɪʃən] n
(= life) → incarnation f
in a previous incarnation → dans une vie antérieure
(= supreme example) → incarnation f
to be the incarnation of sth → être l'incarnation de qch

incarnation

n (Rel) → Inkarnation f (geh), → Menschwerdung f, → Fleischwerdung f; (fig)Inbegriff m, → Verkörperung f, → Inkarnation f (geh)

incarnation

[ˌɪnkɑːˈneɪʃn] n (Rel) → incarnazione f

incarnate

(inˈkaːnət) adjective
(of God, the devil etc) having taken human form. a devil incarnate.
incarnation (inkaːˈneiʃən) noun
(the) human form taken by a divine being etc. Most Christians believe that Christ was the incarnation of God.
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