embodiment

noun em·bodi·ment \ im-ˈbä-di-mənt \
Updated on: 11 Nov 2017

Definition of embodiment

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

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First Known Use of embodiment

1828



EMBODIMENT Defined for English Language Learners

embodiment

noun

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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