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See also Incarnation
- Rhymes: -eɪʃən
incarnation (plural incarnations)
- An incarnate being or form.
- She is a new incarnation of some of the illustrious dead.
- F. W. Robertson
- The very incarnation of selfishness.
- A living being embodying a deity or spirit.
- An assumption of human form or nature.
- A person or thing regarded as embodying or exhibiting some quality, idea, or the like
- The leading dancer is the incarnation of grace.
- The act of incarnating.
- The state of being incarnated.
- (obsolete) A rosy or red colour; flesh colour; carnation.
- (medicine, obsolete) The process of healing wounds and filling the part with new flesh; granulation.
incarnate being or form
living being embodying a deity or spirit
assumption of human form or nature
person or thing regarded as embodying or exhibiting some quality, idea, or the like
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- incarnation in Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913
- incarnation in The Century Dictionary, The Century Co., New York, 1911
incarnation f (plural incarnations)
- embodiment (entity typifying an abstraction)