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Definition 1: the act of attributing human characteristics to abstract ideas etc. - [noun denoting act]

Synonyms for personification in the sense of this definition

(personification is a kind of ...) giving concrete form to an abstract concept

Definition 2: representing an abstract quality or idea as a person or creature - [noun denoting communication]

Synonyms for personification in the sense of this definition

(personification is a kind of ...) language used in a figurative or nonliteral sense

Definition 3: a person who represents an abstract quality - [noun denoting person]

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

  • she is the personification of optimism

(personification is a kind of ...) a human being

"there was too much for one person to do"

(... is a kind of personification ) a new personification of a familiar idea

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

(... is a kind of personification ) something personified as a woman who is considered the best or most important of her kind

"Paris is the queen of cities" "the queen of ocean liners"

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