1. The act of embodying; the state of being embodied.
2. That which embodies or is embodied; representation in a physical body; a completely organized system, like the body; as, the embodiment of courage, or of courtesy; the embodiment of true piety.
n 1: a new personification of a familiar idea; "the embodiment of
hope"; "the incarnation of evil"; "the very avatar of
cunning" [syn: incarnation, avatar]
2: a concrete representation of an otherwise nebulous concept;
"a circle was the embodiment of his concept of life" [syn:
3: giving concrete form to an abstract concept