Complete Definition of "personification"

English

Pronunciation
Rhymes: Rhymes:English:-eɪÊÇn|-eɪÊÇn

Noun
en-noun

  1. A person, thing or name typifying a certain quality or idea; an embodiment or exemplification.

#: Adolf Hitler was the personification of anti-Semitism.

  1. A figure of speech, prosopopeia, in which an inanimate object or an abstraction is given human qualities.

#: The writer used personification to convey her ideas.

  1. An artistic representation of an abstract quality as a human

#: The Grim Reaper is a personification of death.

Translations
trans-top|person, thing or name typifying a certain quality or idea
Croatian: t-|hr|personifikacija|f
German: t-|de|Personifizierung|f
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trans-top|figure of speech
Croatian: t-|hr|personifikacija|f
German: t-|de|Personifizierung|f
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trans-top|artistic representation of an abstract quality as a human
Croatian: t-|hr|personifikacija|f
German: t-|de|Personifizierung|f
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