|1.||[ noun ] (Christianity) the Christian doctrine of the union of God and man in the person of Jesus Christ|
|Related terms:||religious_doctrine Christianity|
|2.||[ noun ] a new personification of a familiar idea|
"the embodiment of hope" "the incarnation of evil" "the very avatar of cunning"
|Related terms:||personification deification reincarnation incarnate|
|3.||[ noun ] time passed in a particular bodily form|
"he believes that his life will be better in his next incarnation"
|4.||[ noun ] the act of attributing human characteristics to abstract ideas etc.|
|Related terms:||embodiment personify|