Incarnated



[adjective in-kahr-nit, -neyt; verb in-kahr-neyt] /adjective ɪnˈkɑr nɪt, -neɪt; verb ɪnˈkɑr neɪt/

adjective
1.
embodied in flesh; given a bodily, especially a human, form:
a devil incarnate.
2.
personified or typified, as a quality or idea:
chivalry incarnate.
3.
flesh-colored or crimson.
verb (used with object), incarnated, incarnating.
4.
to put into or represent in a concrete form, as an idea:
The building incarnates the architect’s latest theories.
5.
to be the embodiment or type of:
Her latest book incarnates the literature of our day.
6.
to embody in flesh; invest with a bodily, especially a human, form:
a man who incarnated wisdom and compassion.
adjective (usually immediately postpositive) (ɪnˈkɑːnɪt; -neɪt)
1.
possessing bodily form, esp the human form: a devil incarnate
2.
personified or typified: stupidity incarnate
3.
(esp of plant parts) flesh-coloured or pink
verb (transitive) (ɪnˈkɑːneɪt)
4.
to give a bodily or concrete form to
5.
to be representative or typical of
adj.

late 14c., from Late Latin incarnatus “made flesh,” a common word among early Christian writers, past participle of Latin incarnare “to make flesh” (see incarnation).
v.

1530s, a back-formation from incarnation, or else from Latin incarnatus, past participle of incarnare (see incarnation). Related: Incarnated; incarnating.

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