[ UK /ɛmbˈɒdɪmənt/ ]
[ US /ɛmˈbɑdimənt/ ]
  1. a concrete representation of an otherwise nebulous concept
    a circle was the embodiment of his concept of life
  2. giving concrete form to an abstract concept
  3. a new personification of a familiar idea
    the embodiment of hope
    the incarnation of evil
    the very avatar of cunning
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How To Use embodiment In A Sentence

  • This concept of embodiment doesn't apply just to times of exertion, of course.
  • Sue is hard and resilient and, though she is the film's embodiment of civilization in much the way Grace Kelly is High Noon's, she's neither frightened nor morally repulsed when violence erupts.
  • Categorization of the life-world is a manifest function of this active embodiment.
  • A multi-cyclone dust separator according to an embodiment of the present invention comprises at least three dust separation units for separating dust stepwise from relatively larger size.
  • He is the embodiment of the young successful businessman.
  • I am convinced that what there is of good in that theory of reform of our evils is not advanced toward embodiment in our law by the character of the men who make the Chicago platform an excuse to get the public confidence and carry out schemes of public plunder, political corruption and miscellaneous incivism. The Complete Works of Brann the Iconoclast, Volume 10
  • It was also a kind of Chartres Cathedral, a perfect embodiment of its genre.
  • The importance of embodiment might have significant implications for rights as well.
  • Thus animals could be seen as the embodiments of evil, like the asp of Macarius of Alexandria.
  • Certainly Lady Lisa might stand as the embodiment of the old fancy, the symbol of the modern idea.
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