What does incarnation mean?

Definitions for incarnation
ˌɪn kɑrˈneɪ ʃənin·car·na·tion

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word incarnation.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. embodiment, incarnation, avatar(noun)

    a new personification of a familiar idea

    "the embodiment of hope"; "the incarnation of evil"; "the very avatar of cunning"

  2. Incarnation(noun)

    (Christianity) the Christian doctrine of the union of God and man in the person of Jesus Christ

  3. incarnation(noun)

    time passed in a particular bodily form

    "he believes that his life will be better in his next incarnation"

  4. personification, incarnation(noun)

    the act of attributing human characteristics to abstract ideas etc.


  1. incarnation(Noun)

    An incarnate being or form.

  2. incarnation(Noun)

    A living being embodying a deity or spirit.

  3. incarnation(Noun)

    An assumption of human form or nature.

  4. incarnation(Noun)

    A person or thing regarded as embodying or exhibiting some quality, idea, or the like

    The leading dancer is the incarnation of grace.

  5. incarnation(Noun)

    The act of incarnating.

  6. incarnation(Noun)

    The state of being incarnated.

  7. Incarnation(ProperNoun)

    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.

  8. Origin: From incarnacion, from incarnacion, from incarnatio, from incarnari.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Incarnation(noun)

    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

  2. Incarnation(noun)

    the union of the second person of the Godhead with manhood in Christ

  3. Incarnation(noun)

    an incarnate form; a personification; a manifestation; a reduction to apparent from; a striking exemplification in person or act

  4. Incarnation(noun)

    a rosy or red color; flesh color; carnation

  5. Incarnation(noun)

    the process of healing wounds and filling the part with new flesh; granulation

  6. Origin: [F. incarnation, LL. incarnatio.]


  1. Incarnation

    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

  1. Incarnation

    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.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of incarnation in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of incarnation in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Examples of incarnation in a Sentence

  1. Ambassador Danon:

    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.

  2. Adam Savage:

    I'm so excited to be returning to Discovery to work with these kids on a new incarnation of the show I love so much, to be able to confront them with great questions and the resources to answer them is such a dream. Helping to inspire future scientists and engineers is a mission I share with Discovery.

  3. Emeasoba George:

    Le roi Salomon Était non roi sage et enseignant also. Ailleurs, platon Était Un merveilleux professeur et inspirateur. AINSI, socrate Était also non enseignant génial et inspirateur. Ziglar Zig Était also non enseignant profonde et motivateur. Deodatta V. Shenai-Khatkhate is Sans aucun doute la source d''inspiration juin et de la motivation des Enseignants. Enoch Adeboye Est Un enseignant et prédicateur perspicace. D'ailleurs, David Oyedepo Est Un enseignant et prédicateur charismatique Entre les Autres Enseignants et les inspirateurs Comme John C. Maxwell, Martin Luther King Jnr., le Mahatma Gandhi, Mère Teresa, Bill Gates, Warren Buffett, Steve Jobs, Chinua Achebe, Oprah Winfrey, Henry Ford, Nelson Mandela, Wole Soyinka, Chris Oyakhilome, Dr. Uma Ukpai, Paul Enenche, David Ogbueli, Matthew Ashimolowo, David Abioye etc., Mais Redingote, Jésus Christ Était Le plus grand professeur et inspirateur. et il Restera Toujours le plus les grands Maître et L'inspirateur de Tous les Temps. Parce Que, Il était l'incarnation de la sagesse divine, Il Est Toujours l'incarnation de la sagesse divine et il Restera Toujours l'incarnation de la sagesse divine Ou extraordinaire. Oh! oui, Jésus-christ is Ainsi la quintessence de la sagesse divine. si vous ne Avez pas d'accord avec moi. aller de l'avant et de lire les écritures (Matthieu, Marc, Luc et Jean). versez, vous Serez Sûrement et FINALEMENT d'accord avec moi cqfd.

  4. H.W. Mann:

    The physical world of matter is a reality. But it is a reality within a larger reality. Matter is made of energy. Everything in the universe is made of energy. We have consciousness. We are consciousness aware of itself. We are pure conscious energy. Energy cannot be created nor destroyed. So, we are immortal pure conscious energy. We have existed before our human incarnation, and we will still exist after. We are immortal pure conscious energy.

  5. Lewis Lapham:

    Money is like fire, an element as little troubled by moralizing as earth, air and water. Men can employ it as a tool or they can dance around it as if it were the incarnation of a god. Money votes socialist or monarchist, finds a profit in pornography or translations from the Bible, commissions Rembrandt and underwrites the technology of Auschwitz. It acquires its meaning from the uses to which it is put.

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