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Definition of "embodiment" []

  • The act of embodying or the state of being embodied. (noun)
  • One that embodies: "The flag is the embodiment, not of sentiment, but of history” ( Woodrow Wilson). (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "embodiment" in a sentence
  • "Actually, your "lobsters", and those I'm familiar with are a unique product of nature wherein a parasitic mushroom (Hypomyces lactifluorum) "engulfs" a host mushroom (thought to usually be a Russula or Lactauius), and in its final embodiment, is known as Hypomyces lactifluorum."
  • "The naturalness of this co-embodiment is perhaps the play's most violent re-writing of contemporary colonial conflict."
  • "It looks at deep philosophical issues of "embodiment" - whether you need to move around in the world to acquire language or the jargon of a specialist field-that have major implications for the field of artificial intelligence and computer learning."