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Definition of the noun embodiment

What does embodiment mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: embodiments

  1. a new personification of a familiar idea
    • example: the embodiment of hope
    • lexical domain: People - nouns denoting people
    • synonyms of embodiment: avatar / incarnation
    • more generic word: personification = a person who represents an abstract quality
    • more specific words:
  2. a concrete representation of an otherwise nebulous concept
    • example: a circle was the embodiment of his concept of life
    • lexical domain: Cognitive Processes - nouns denoting cognitive processes and contents
    • synonym of embodiment: shape
    • more generic terms: concrete representation / concretism = a representation of an abstract idea in concrete terms
  3. giving concrete form to an abstract concept
    • lexical domain: Acts - nouns denoting acts or actions
    • more generic word: objectification = the act of representing an abstraction as a physical thing
    • more specific words:

Alternative definition of the noun embodiment

noun

  1. a physical entity typifying an abstraction

Music

  1. "Embodiment" is a musical album of Divine Souls.
  2. "Embodiment" is a musical album of baSix.
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  3. "Embodiment" is a composition.

Miscellanea

Embodiment is a field of study.

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Embodiment

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Google previewMedical Sociology: Coping with illness (2005)

by Graham Scambler

Embodiment is the effect or consequence of ongoing practices of what we might call "corporealization." In this...

Embodiment is an accomplishment by which a social actor embraces a set of dispositions, practices, and strategies and, as a result, comfortably occupies a unique habitus. Second...

Google previewGenome Components—Advances in Research and Application: 2013 Edition (2013)

ScholarlyBrief

An additional embodiment is a method for ex vivo expansion of hematopoietic stem cells (HSCs) by at least 40-fold, the expanded HSCs being competent to reconstitute an HSC lineage upon transplantation into a mammalian patient in need ...

Google previewHandbook of Disability Studies (2001)

by Gary L. Albrecht, Katherine D. Seelman, Michael Bury

Embodiment is an accomplishment by which a social actor embraces a set of dispositions, practices, and strategies and, as a result, comfortably occupies a unique habitus.

Embodiment is the lived experience of the sensual or subjective body, and it is, in this sense, very close to the notion of...

Third, embodiment is a social project in the sense that it takes place in a life-world that is already social.

Google previewPhosphorus Acids—Advances in Research and Application: 2013 Edition (2013)

ScholarlyBrief

“One exemplary embodiment is the nonaqueous electrolyte solution gelated with a polymer component or a polymer. “One exemplary embodiment is a lithium ion secondary battery having the nonaqueous electrolyte solution. “One exemplary ...

Google previewHandbook of Child Psychology, Theoretical Models of Human Development (2006)

by William Damon, Richard M. Lerner

embodiment is a concept of synthesis that bridges and integrates biological, sociocultural, and personcentered approaches to psychological inquiry. Until re- ... Embodiment is the affirmation that the lived body counts in our psychology. It is not ...

Google previewShadows of the Prophet (2009)

Martial Arts and Sufi Mysticism by Douglas S. Farrer

Embodiment is an increasingly important concern for anthropology and sociology . However, precisely what sociologists and anthropologists mean by the “body” and by “embodiment” is a thorny issue.

Google previewHuman Experience (2003)

Philosophy, Neurosis, and the Elements of Everyday Life by John Russon

Our embodiment is a wonder and a tragedy.

Google previewInitiator Caspases—Advances in Research and Application: 2013 Edition (2013)

ScholarlyBrief

An additional embodiment is a method for ex vivo expansion of hematopoietic stem cells (HSCs) by at least 40-fold, the expanded HSCs being competent to reconstitute an HSC lineage upon transplantation into a mammalian patient in need ...

Google previewThinking Through the Skin (2003)

by Sara Ahmed, Jackie Stacey

good embodiment is that to which we can be oblivious whereas a bad embodiment is that which we are returned to or troubled by, which is the common interpretation of The Serond Sex.2 In the light of both Bergoffen's interpretation, and much ...

Google previewBioethics in Cultural Contexts (2006)

Reflections on Methods and Finitude by Christoph Rehmann-Sutter, Marcus Düwell, Dietmar Mieth

EMBODIMENT AND CONTEXT IN MORAL EVALUATION Differently situated people understand things differently. One part of 'situatedness' is contributed by embodiment. Life as a particular embodiment means not only having experiences ...

Google previewPreventing Eating-Related and Weight-Related Disorders (2013)

Collaborative Research, Advocacy, and Policy Change by Gail L. McVey, Michael P. Levine, Niva Piran, H. Bruce Ferguson

Similarly, disrupted embodiment is a complex construct that includes the following dimensions: body/self disconnection, body as a site of disempowerment /vulnerability/constrained space, body as a site of low functionality/competence, ...

Google previewThe Routledge Handbook of Embodied Cognition (2014)

by Lawrence Shapiro

Third-order embodiment is the special case in which a physical system not only explicitly models itself as an embodied being, but also maps...

Third-order embodiment means that a given system consciously experiences itself as embodied ...

Google previewThe Structure of Schooling (2014)

by Richard Arum, Irenee R. Beattie, Karly Ford

Embodiment is a fancy word for a simple idea: we carry our experiences with us. Our time in the world...

The importance to embodiment is that once social experiences become embodied, they begin to seem natural. It's just how your carry ...

Google previewWhere the Action is (2004)

The Foundations of Embodied Interaction by Paul Dourish

Embodiment is the common way in which we encounter physical and social reality in the everyday world. Embodied phenomena are ones we encounter directly rather than abstractly. For the proponents of tangible and social computing, the ...

Google previewSport, Culture and Advertising (2004)

Identities, Commodities and the Politics of Representation by Steven J. Jackson, David L. Andrews

suggests, “while there is nothing normal about an athletic body for either men or women, male athletic embodiment is an ideal of masculinity, and female athletic embodiment is a contradiction.” Thus, a female practicing ...

Google previewAlgorithms—Advances in Research and Application: 2013 Edition (2013)

Supplementing the background information on this patent application, VerticalNews reporters also obtained the inventors' summary information for this patent: “An embodiment is a method for receiving a data stream that includes a plurality of ...

Google previewThe SAGE Encyclopedia of LGBTQ Studies (2016)

by Abbie E. Goldberg

Embodiment is a term used to describe the experience of living in and as one's body, and negotiating its psychological, physical, and social identity and the power, pleasures, and limitations that shape bodily experience. Those who study ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Continental Philosophy (2006)

by John Protevi

Durie EMBODIMENT A term with two philosophical senses: ( 1) the concrete expression of human being in a body; (2) the concrete expression of ideas, concepts and meanings in things, linguistic signifiers or social institutions. Both these ...

Google previewThe SAGE Encyclopedia of Out-of-School Learning (2017)

by Kylie Peppler

Embodiment. and. Mathematics. Learning. Developed in intellectual disciplines as diverse as philosophy, linguistics, robotics, kinesiology, and cognitive psychology, embodiment is a relatively new paradigm for the field of learning sciences.

Google previewInternational Encyclopedia of Human Geography (2009)

A 12-Volume Set

Because bodies differ and because bodies coherein crowds, embodiment introduces social differences into soundscapes. Given geography's emphasis onvision, the geographic study of local soundscapesis embyronic. Mostly, geographers ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Identity (2010)

by Ronald L. Jackson II

Being a concept used for both describing and surmounting the mind-body dualism, embodiment is at the core of theories of...

Google previewAn Encyclopedia of Shamanism (2007)

by Christina Pratt

Embodiment meal for friends and family. See also berdache (berdach); gender; gendervariant male; transformed shaman. Kalweit, Holger. Shamans, Healers, and Medicine Men. Boston: Shambhala Publications, 1992. Williams, W. L. The ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Gender in Media (2012)

by Mary Kosut

Regarding feminine embodiment, this essay examines the literature related to the “thin ideal,” “objectification theory,” “bodyism,” “sexual objectification,” “body surveillance,” and the power dynamics of gendered body portrayals in media, along ...

Google previewEncyclopaedia of Australian Heavy Metal (2015)

by Brian Giffin

EMBODIMENT Duggan, Chris (b) 1994 Harslett, Aaron (d) Jones, Kane (b) 1994 ...

Google previewDictionary of Feminist Theology (2004)

by Russell, Russell, David

Embodiment Embodiment is a theme that has been part of feminist theology from the earliest days. Starting from our body experience as women, feminist theologians have sought to reclaim the goodness of bodies, ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Phenomenology (2013)

It is in the Journal metaphysique that Marcel first raises the centrality of embodiment. Not only is the BODY one's enrootedness and emplacement in existence, but embodiment shows the irreducibility of existence to objectivity. While all ...

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Small photo of The red Circle drawn with paint on a tree trunk - the Embodiment of the Symbol of the Rising Sun on the Japanese flag.Small photo of The red Circle drawn with paint on a tree trunk - the Embodiment of the Symbol of the Rising Sun on the Japanese flag.Small photo of Evil embodiment in hockey mask and leather coatSmall photo of ESSO VILLAGE, KAMCHATKA, RUSSIA - SEP 18, 2013: Traditional wood carving - Kutkh - embodiment of spirit of Raven, traditionally revered by various indigenous peoples. Bystrinsky Ethnographic Museum.Small photo of Portrait of a asian business woman, the embodiment of enthusiasm and success, her colleagues working in the backgroundSmall photo of Little girl in helmet pilot with wooden plane in hand. The concept of family happiness, the embodiment of a dream, a love of travel. Isolated on white background.Small photo of Little girl in helmet pilot with wooden plane in hand. The concept of family happiness, the embodiment of a dream, a love of travel. Isolated on white background. More...

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I'd read the book and liked the book, but it made me really uncomfortable trying to picture myself in this part. Here's this guy who seems to be the embodiment of every single perfect guy. (Robert Pattinson)
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Scrabble value of E1M3B3O1D2I1M3E1N1T1

The value of this 10-letter word is 17 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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