embodiment, incarnation, avatar(noun)
a new personification of a familiar idea
"the embodiment of hope"; "the incarnation of evil"; "the very avatar of cunning"
(Christianity) the Christian doctrine of the union of God and man in the person of Jesus Christ
time passed in a particular bodily form
"he believes that his life will be better in his next incarnation"
the act of attributing human characteristics to abstract ideas etc.
An incarnate being or form.
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.
The doctrine that the second person of the Trinity assumed human form in the person of Jesus Christ and is fully divine and fully human.
Origin: From incarnacion, from incarnacion, from incarnatio, from incarnari.
the act of clothing with flesh, or the state of being so clothed; the act of taking, or being manifested in, a human body and nature
the union of the second person of the Godhead with manhood in Christ
an incarnate form; a personification; a manifestation; a reduction to apparent from; a striking exemplification in person or act
a rosy or red color; flesh color; carnation
the process of healing wounds and filling the part with new flesh; granulation
Origin: [F. incarnation, LL. incarnatio.]
Incarnation literally means embodied in flesh or taking on flesh. It refers to the conception and birth of a sentient creature who is the material manifestation of an entity, god or force whose original nature is immaterial. In its religious context the word is used to mean the descent from Heaven of a god, or divine being in human/animal form on Earth.
The Nuttall Encyclopedia
the humanisation of the Divine in the person of Christ, a doctrine vehemently opposed in the early times of the Church by both Jews and Gnostics, by the former as inconsistent with the greatness of God, and by the latter as inconsistent with the inbred depravity of man.
The numerical value of incarnation in Chaldean Numerology is: 8
The numerical value of incarnation in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
Faced with the evil called terrorism there is a good, that's humanity. You are the incarnation of that.
Merkel is seen as the incarnation of the refugee problem, she did not see the consequences of her refugee policy.
Most of these kids are too young to have seen the Dead in our earlier incarnation, it's a chance for us, you know, to dedicate ourselves to transporting them.
The idea of an incarnation of God is absurd: why should the human race think itself so superior to bees, ants, and elephants as to be put in this unique relation to its maker? . . Christians are like a council of frogs in a marsh or a synod of worms on a dung-hill croaking and squeaking "for our sakes was the world created."
BDS is the modern incarnation of anti-Semitism, holding this anti-BDS summit in the UN General Assembly will bring together an international coalition against the boycott movement, and will send a clear message to all of our adversaries – Israel will not relent and will continue to reveal the lies propagated by the BDS movement.
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