Embodiment - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ɪmˈbɑːdimənt|  American pronunciation of the word embodiment
Brit.  |ɪmˈbɒdimənt|  British pronunciation of the word embodiment

noun

- a new personification of a familiar idea(syn: avatar, incarnation)

the embodiment of hope

- a concrete representation of an otherwise nebulous concept(syn: shape)

a circle was the embodiment of his concept of life

- giving concrete form to an abstract concept

Examples

She's the embodiment of all our hopes.

...Mother Theresa was often regarded as the embodiment of selfless devotion to others....

a circle was the embodiment of his concept of life

He is the embodiment of evil.

Word forms

noun
singular: embodiment
plural: embodiments
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