Word Focus

focusing on words and literature





Definitions and Synonyms of embodiment | Another word for embodiment | What is embodiment?

Definition 1: giving concrete form to an abstract concept - [noun denoting act]

(embodiment is a kind of ...) the act of representing an abstraction as a physical thing

(... is a kind of embodiment ) the human embodiment of something

"the soul of honor"

(... is a kind of embodiment ) the act of attributing human characteristics to abstract ideas etc.

Definition 2: a concrete representation of an otherwise nebulous concept - [noun denoting cognition]

Samples where embodiment or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • a circle was the embodiment of his concept of life

Synonyms for embodiment in the sense of this definition

(embodiment is a kind of ...) a representation of an abstract idea in concrete terms

Definition 3: a new personification of a familiar idea - [noun denoting person]

Samples where embodiment or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • the embodiment of hope
  • the incarnation of evil
  • the very avatar of cunning

Synonyms for embodiment in the sense of this definition

(embodiment is a kind of ...) a person who represents an abstract quality

"she is the personification of optimism"

(... is a kind of embodiment ) an embodiment of the qualities of a god

"the capitalists' deification of capital"

(... is a kind of embodiment ) embodiment in a new form (especially the reappearance or a person in another form)

"his reincarnation as a lion"

More words

Another word for embodied

Another word for emblematical

Another word for emblematic

Another word for emblem

Another word for emblazon

Another word for embody

Another word for embolden

Another word for emboldened

Another word for embolectomy

Another word for embolic


Other word for embolic

embolic meaning and synonyms

How to pronounce embolic