Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun incarnation

4 senses of incarnation

Sense 1
embodiment, incarnation, avatar -- (a new personification of a familiar idea; "the embodiment of hope"; "the incarnation of evil"; "the very avatar of cunning")
       => personification -- (a person who represents an abstract quality; "she is the personification of optimism")

Sense 2
Incarnation -- ((Christianity) the Christian doctrine of the union of God and man in the person of Jesus Christ)
       => religious doctrine, church doctrine, gospel, creed -- (the written body of teachings of a religious group that are generally accepted by that group)

Sense 3
incarnation -- (time passed in a particular bodily form; "he believes that his life will be better in his next incarnation")
       => time -- (an indefinite period (usually marked by specific attributes or activities); "he waited a long time"; "the time of year for planting"; "he was a great actor in his time")

Sense 4
personification, incarnation -- (the act of attributing human characteristics to abstract ideas etc.)
       => embodiment -- (giving concrete form to an abstract concept)

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