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embodiment

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Pronunciation: /ɪmˈbɒdimənt
 
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Definition of embodiment in English:

noun

1A tangible or visible form of an idea, quality, or feeling: she seemed to be a living embodiment of vitality
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  • Hegel's philosophy of history holds that the idea of right has developed within interactions among and within institutional embodiments of the idea.
  • If the characters intermittently come across as embodiments of ideas and author mouthpieces, the performances go far towards humanizing them.
  • The more peaceful embodiments of the World Hindu Council's ideas are in the practicalities of the preparations for the building of a new Hindu temple on the site of the destroyed Muslim mosque.
1.1 [mass noun] The representation or expression of something in a tangible or visible form: it was in Germany alone that his hope seemed capable of embodiment
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  • Categorization of the life-world is a manifest function of this active embodiment.
  • It is the beginnings of an organisational and political embodiment of a mood previously visible only in opinion polls.
  • As with intimacy, it may be best framed in terms of performativity and performance, embodiment and duration.

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