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embodiment

noun

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a visible representation of something abstract (as a quality)
  • Mother Theresa was often regarded as the embodiment of selfless devotion to others

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The first known use of embodiment was in 1828

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“Embodiment.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/embodiment. Accessed 5 Oct. 2022.

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