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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.
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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
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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.
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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
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incarnation

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

noun
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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
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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
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incarnation

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

[ˌɪnkɑːˈneɪʃn] n (Rel) → incarnazione f
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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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References in classic literature ?
"I am very grateful to you for your confidence, but..." he said, feeling with confusion and annoyance that what he could decide easily and clearly by himself, he could not discuss before Princess Tverskaya, who to him stood for the incarnation of that brute force which would inevitably control him in the life he led in the eyes of the world, and hinder him from giving way to his feeling of love and forgiveness.
'Prometheus Unbound' partly follows AEschylus in treating the torture of the Titan who is the champion or personification of Mankind, by Zeus, whom Shelley makes the incarnation of tyranny and on whose overthrow the Golden Age of Shelleyan anarchy succeeds.
When Jurgis had made himself familiar with the Socialist literature, as he would very quickly, he would get glimpses of the Beef Trust from all sorts of aspects, and he would find it everywhere the same; it was the incarnation of blind and insensate Greed.
As I walked by her side that May morning, I was only conscious of her voice and her exquisite girlhood; for though she talked with the APLOMB of a woman of the world, a passionate candour and simple ardour in her manner would have betrayed her, had her face not plainly declared her the incarnation of twenty.
The Hindoo whale referred to, occurs in a separate department of the wall, depicting the incarnation of Vishnu in the form of leviathan, learnedly known as the Matse Avatar.
Already at the beginning of this history I hinted at the reasons which led my brother to select a Persian as the incarnation of his ideal of the majestic philosopher.
Sometimes the incarnation of jealousy and revenge and sometimes a sobbing maiden, generous and forgiving; at once a virgin and a wanton; but always--a woman.
And while the whole face was the incarnation of fierceness and strength, the primal melancholy from which he suffered seemed to greaten the lines of mouth and eye and brow, seemed to give a largeness and completeness which otherwise the face would have lacked.
While the Incarnation bears its own ratio, the soteriological dimension appears as the ratio inducens, a term which points to the actuality of a fallen history, and holds open the possibility that an Incarnation willed for its own sake as the highest revelation of the love of God can, in fact, enter into history as a redemptive act.
You use psychology and every other tool you can, but in the end what you hold up is the transforming power of Christ, the Incarnation.
Part 3 focuses on Christ and the Incarnation as the basis of spirituality, In these chapters his stories and human situations vividly illustrate the theological proposal that Incarnation is always experienced in concrete human situations.
First they are spoken by the Angel Gabriel to Mary at the Annunciation, or better the moment of the Incarnation, in specific reference to Elizabeth who is aged and pregnant by the gracious mercy of God (Luke 1:37).