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 ?
A moment later--it may have been an hour--the moon sailed into a patch of unclouded sky and the hunted man saw that visible embodiment of Law lift an arm and point significantly toward and beyond him.
The answer is, that the two blend in one, and are two faces of the same truth; for justice is the order of the State, and the State is the visible embodiment of justice under the conditions of human society.
humors,' each, in spite of individual traits, the embodiment of some one abstract vice--cowardice, sensualism, hypocrisy, or what not.
Many of them were delicious in the role; one of them was the embodiment of every womanly grace and charm.
Christ always has His definite embodiment in the art of the great masters.
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 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.
There was an aspen in the orchard, the very embodiment of youth and spring in its litheness and symmetry.
HE had a dreamy, far-away look in his eyes, and his sad, insistent voice, gentle-spoken as a maid's, seemed the placid embodiment of some deep-seated melancholy.
Perhaps they were; or perhaps there might have been shoals of them in the far horizon; but lulled into such an opium-like listlessness of vacant, unconscious reverie is this absent-minded youth by the blending cadence of waves with thoughts, that at last he loses his identity; takes the mystic ocean at his feet for the visible image of that deep, blue, bottomless soul, pervading mankind and nature; and every strange, half-seen, gliding, beautiful thing that eludes him; every dimly-discovered, uprising fin of some undiscernible form, seems to him the embodiment of those elusive thoughts that only people the soul by continually flitting through it.
As I turned, romance, adventure, and discovery in the abstract took wing before the terrible embodiment of all three in concrete form that I beheld advancing upon me.
Again the apartment seemed to become the embodiment of repose.