Incarnation

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Definition

  • Def: Incarnation 1. an incarnate being or form; 2. a living being embodying a deity or spirit; 3. assumption of human form or nature;

  • Origin: 1250–1300; ME incarnacion < LL incarnātiōn- (s. of incarnātiō) equiv. to incarnāt(us) incarnate + -iōn- -ion;

  • Synonyms: apotheosis, archetype, cast, collection, comprehension, conformation, embracement, encompassment, epitome, example, exemplar, exemplification, expression, form, formation, incarnation, inclusion, incorporation, integration, manifestation, matter, organization, personification, prosopopoeia, quintessence, realization, reification, structure, symbol, systematization, type.
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