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English noun: personification

1. personification (person) a person who represents an abstract quality

SamplesShe is the personification of optimism.

Broader (hypernym)individual, mortal, person, somebody, someone, soul

Narrower (hyponym)avatar, embodiment, incarnation, queen

2. personification (communication) representing an abstract quality or idea as a person or creature


Broader (hypernym)figure, figure of speech, image, trope

3. personification (act) the act of attributing human characteristics to abstract ideas etc.


Broader (hypernym)embodiment

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