incarnation

Part of speech: noun

The act of becoming incarnate; the assumption of human nature by Jesus Christ.

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Usage examples "incarnation":

  1. In early Christianity this heaven was considered to be, as it really is, a stage in the progress of the soul, re- incarnation in one form or another, the pre- existence of the soul, being then very generally taught. - "Esoteric Christianity, or The Lesser Mysteries", Annie Besant.
  2. Diana, staring down from her box at that exquisite, breathing incarnation of grace on the stage below, felt that she hated Adrienne. - "The Splendid Folly", Margaret Pedler.
  3. And so we begin to see the name through some personal stereotype, to read into it, finally to see in it the incarnation of some human quality. - "Public Opinion", Walter Lippmann.