embodiment

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noun em·bodi·ment \im-ˈbä-di-mənt\

Definition of embodiment

  1. 1 :  one that embodies something <the embodiment of all our hopes>

  2. 2 :  the act of embodying :  the state of being embodied

Examples of embodiment in a sentence

  1. She's the embodiment of all our hopes.

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

1828

First Known Use of embodiment

1828



EMBODIMENT Defined for English Language Learners

embodiment

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noun em·bodi·ment \im-ˈbä-di-mənt\

Definition of embodiment for English Language Learners

  • : someone or something that is a perfect representative or example of a quality, idea, etc.



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