Origin of incarnation
Examples from the Web for incarnation
In its first incarnation, Another Country helped launch the careers of a generation of British acting stars.Bring ‘Another Country’ to Broadway: Why a Hit British Classic Needs Its New York Moment|Tom Teodorczuk|June 2, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Its original distinctiveness is something to proud of, but not its current incarnation.
Tom Baker, who played the fourth incarnation of the Doctor, said he will appear in the 50th anniversary special.
She is seen standing alongside the War Doctor and not the Tenth Incarnation.
Thus, Eccleston is still considered to be the Ninth Doctor since he is the ninth incarnation to take up that name.
She leaned toward him, and to poor Tom she looked the incarnation of enticing loveliness.A Book o' Nine Tales.|Arlo Bates
The former is regarded as an incarnation of the first class, though it is not clear of what deity.
Natives may well call the monkey sire Maharaja, for he is the very type and incarnation of savage and sensual despotism.Beast and Man in India|John Lockwood Kipling
Vaishnav—worshipper of Vishnu, the preserver, one incarnation of whom is Krishna.Chaitanya's Life And Teachings|Krishna das Kaviraja
The prince was the incarnation of French 555 esprit, and of the Parisian-French esprit, which includes all possible qualities.
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Word Origin and History for incarnation
c.1300, "embodiment of God in the person of Christ," from Old French incarnacion (12c.), from Late Latin incarnationem (nominative incarnatio), "act of being made flesh" (used by Church writers especially of God in Christ), noun of action from past participle stem of Latin incarnare "to make flesh," from in- "in" (see in- (2)) + caro (genitive carnis) "flesh" (see carnage).