verb (used with object), in·car·nat·ed, in·car·nat·ing.
Origin of incarnate
Related Words for incarnateembodied, substantiated, personified, typified, manifested, human, physical, real, tangible
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Contemporary Examples of incarnate
In that happy place of the collective imagination, Snowden is practically an avatar of our secular devil—“negativity” incarnate.Edward Snowden, Not Pope Francis, Is the Person of the Year
December 12, 2013
Historical Examples of incarnate
He became a flame-demon, a sort of incarnate spirit of fire.Storyology
Apart from that, the new-chum is the incarnate comedy of colonial life.Brighter Britain! (Volume 1 of 2)
William Delisle Hay
True, God himself was now incarnate on earth—of that they had no doubt.
It hath gone out from me; it will incarnate itself in another, in a nobler.
Is she not an incarnate angel who can be compared to no one but you?The Memoires of Casanova, Complete
Jacques Casanova de Seingalt
adjective (ɪnˈkɑːnɪt, -neɪt) (usually immediately postpositive)
verb (ɪnˈkɑːneɪt) (tr)
Word Origin for incarnate
late 14c., from Late Latin incarnatus "made flesh," a common word among early Christian writers, past participle of Latin incarnare "to make flesh" (see incarnation).
1530s, a back-formation from incarnation, or else from Latin incarnatus, past participle of incarnare (see incarnation). Related: Incarnated; incarnating.