embodiment


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em·bod·i·ment

 (ĕm-bŏd′ē-mənt, ĭm-)
n.
1. The act of embodying or the state of being embodied.
2. One that embodies: "The flag is the embodiment, not of sentiment, but of history" (Woodrow Wilson).

em•bod•i•ment

(ɛmˈbɒd i mənt)

n.
1. something or someone that embodies a spirit, principle, etc.; incarnation.
2. something embodied.
3. the act of embodying or the state of being embodied.
[1820–30]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.embodiment - a new personification of a familiar ideaembodiment - 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.embodiment - a concrete representation of an otherwise nebulous concept; "a circle was the embodiment of his concept of life"
concrete representation, concretism - a representation of an abstract idea in concrete terms
3.embodiment - giving concrete form to an abstract concept
objectification - the act of representing an abstraction as a physical thing
soul - the human embodiment of something; "the soul of honor"
personification, incarnation - the act of attributing human characteristics to abstract ideas etc.

embodiment

embodiment

noun
Translations
تَجْسيد
ztělesnění
legemliggørelsepersonificering
holdtekja
somut örnek

embodiment

[ɪmˈbɒdɪmənt] Nencarnación f
to be the very embodiment of virtueser la encarnación de la virtud, ser la virtud en persona

embodiment

[ɪmˈbɒdimənt] npersonnification f, incarnation f
to be the embodiment of sth → être l'incarnation de qch
She was the embodiment of loyalty
BUT C'était la loyauté même.; C'était la loyauté personnifiée.

embodiment

n
Verkörperung f; to be the embodiment of evildas Böse in Person sein
(= inclusion)Aufnahme f, → Eingliederung f

embodiment

[ɪmˈbɒdɪmənt] nincarnazione f, personificazione f

embody

(imˈbodi) verb
to represent.
emˈbodiment noun
References in classic literature ?
Many of them were delicious in the role; one of them was the embodiment of every womanly grace and charm.
His own person was the exact embodiment of his utilitarian character.
As it seemed to me at the time, such a grand embodiment of adoration of the gods was never beheld, even in Persia, the home of the fire worshippers.
She was a direct embodiment and personification of the New Testament,--a living fact, to be accounted for, and to be accounted for in no other way than by its truth.
I do not think that the best embodiment of chivalry, the realization of the handsomest and most romantic figure ever imagined by painter, could have said this, with a more impressive and affecting dignity than the plain old Doctor did.
You have been the embodiment of every graceful fancy that my mind has ever become acquainted with.
Never did cypress, or yew, or juniper so seem the embodiment of funeral gloom.
The sea is only the embodiment of a supernatural and wonderful existence.
She was a taut, trim, neat little craft, extremely well kept; and on that serene evening when we passed her close she looked the embodiment of coquettish comfort on the sea.
He stood like an immovable obstacle against which no pressure could avail; an embodiment of what Arthur most shrank from believing in--the irrevocableness of his own wrongdoing.
cried a young lady in spectacles, the very embodiment of the March of Mind, looking at Lady Muriel, as the proper recipient of all really original remarks.
A rose-crowned Greek of old, gazing at a marble goddess with his whole bright intellect resting satisfied in the act, could not have been a more complete embodiment of the wisdom that loses itself in the enjoyment of quiet harmonies.