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embodiment

[ em-bod-ee-muh nt ]
/ ɛmˈbɒd i mənt /
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noun

the act of embodying.
the state or fact of being embodied.
a person, being, or thing embodying a spirit, principle, abstraction, etc; incarnation.
something embodied.

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emblematic, emblematist, emblematize, emblements, emblemize, embodiment, embody, embolden, embole, embolectomy, embolic

Origin of embodiment

First recorded in 1820–30; embody + -ment
Related formspre·em·bod·i·ment, noun
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embodiment


n.

1828; see embody + -ment.

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper