verb (used with object), in·car·nat·ed, in·car·nat·ing.
- incarcerated hernia,
Origin of incarnate
Examples from the Web for incarnated
This is how destruction became real, incarnated: victims, places, witnesses.Claude Lanzmann on 'Shoah', His Memoir, and the Banality of Evil|Clémence Boulouque|June 11, 2012|DAILY BEAST
Like the Hindus, they hold that he was incarnated more than once on earth.The Browning Cyclopdia|Edward Berdoe
The forces of wealth, which are as much natural forces as those of fire and frost, had incarnated themselves in him.Wenderholme|Philip Gilbert Hamerton
Mrs Piper's secondary personalities should have incarnated the communicator without intermediary.Mrs. Piper & the Society for Psychical Research|Michael Sage
The spirit with whom I was talking had not, in short, ever been incarnated.The Psychical Researcher's Tale - The Sceptical Poltergeist|J. D. Beresford
The faith suffered by having its mysteries brought into the light of day, incarnated in form, and humanised.Renaissance in Italy Vol. 3|John Addington Symonds
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.