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Noun
/ˌinkärˈnāSHən/,
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incarnations, plural;
  1. A person who embodies in the flesh a deity, spirit, or abstract quality
    • - Rama was Vishnu's incarnation on earth
  2. (in Christian theology) The embodiment of God the Son in human flesh as Jesus Christ

  3. (with reference to reincarnation) One of a series of lifetimes that a person spends on earth
    • - in my next incarnation, I'd like to be the Secretary of Fun
  4. The form in which a person spends such a lifetime


  1. embodiment: a new personification of a familiar idea; "the embodiment of hope"; "the incarnation of evil"; "the very avatar of cunning"
  2. (Christianity) the Christian doctrine of the union of God and man in the person of Jesus Christ
  3. time passed in a particular bodily form; "he believes that his life will be better in his next incarnation"
  4. personification: the act of attributing human characteristics to abstract ideas etc.
  5. (incarnate) bodied: possessing or existing in bodily form; "what seemed corporal melted as breath into the wind"- Shakespeare; "an incarnate spirit"; "`corporate' is an archaic term"
  6. (incarnate) make concrete and real
  7. Incarnation which literally means embodied in flesh or taking on flesh, refers to the conception and birth of a sentient creature (generally a human) who is the material manifestation of an entity, god or force whose original nature is immaterial.
  8. The Incarnation is the belief in Christianity that the second person in the Christian Godhead, also known as God the Son or the Logos (Word), "became flesh" when he was miraculously conceived in the womb of the Virgin Mary. ...
  9. In the general context of CORBA objects and servants, incarnation is the act of associating a servant with a CORBA object so that it may service requests. In other words, incarnation provides a concrete servant form for the virtual CORBA object (and the idea thereof). ...
  10. (Incarnations (album)) Incarnations is an album by New Zealand band, Dragon released in 1995.
  11. (Incarnate (album)) Incarnate is a compilation album released by doom metal band The Obsessed. It consists of tracks taken from a number of rare and unreleased sources, namely: their Sodden Jackal and Altamont Nation 7"s, the Hellhound Records What the Hell! ...
  12. (Incarnate (comics)) Incarnate is a 3-issue comic book limited series created, written and penciled by Nick Simmons and published by Radical Comics. Incarnate was first published in August 2009.
  13. An incarnate being or form; A living being embodying a deity or spirit; An assumption of human form or nature; A person or thing regarded as embodying or exhibiting some quality, idea, or the like; The act of incarnating; The state of being incarnated
  14. (incarnate) To incarn; to become covered with flesh, to heal over; To make carnal, to reduce the spiritual nature of; To embody in flesh, invest with a bodily, especially a human, form; To put into or represent in a concrete form, as an idea; Embodied in flesh; given a bodily, especially a ...
  15. (Incarnate) Living in a physical body, as in incarnate soul.
  16. (Incarnate) Taking on the flesh, generally in human form.  Incarnate beings are often divine entities taking on a material form.
  17. (incarnate) Pronunciation (ĭn-kär'nĭt)
  18. Incarnating occurs when a C++ class provides a programming language body for a virtual CORBA object.
  19. Manifestation of the soul as a three-fold personality, under the Law of Rebirth.
  20. a term used to refer to the assumption of human nature by God, in the person of Jesus Christ.
  21. The noun indicating the act of God becoming human; "Jesus incarnated himself so that he could die on the cross." The doctrine of the Incarnation holds that Christ on earth was at one and the same time fully god and fully human.
  22. The embodying of a spiritual entity in physical form. Within Christianity: the concept that God became a man, Yeshua of Nazareth (Jesus Christ) and dwelt among other humans. This was rejected by the Gnostic Christians, the Ebionites and other Jewish Christians, but accepted by Pauline Christians.
  23. When Jesus became human by being born to Mary
  24. The belief that in Jesus Christ, God became a human being.
  25. literally, "enfleshed." The taking on of a human shape or nature by a divinity. See also Avatar.