In`car*na"tion (?), n. [F. incarnation, LL. incarnatio.]
The act of clothing with flesh, or the state of being so clothed; the act of taking, or being manifested in, a human body and nature.
The union of the second person of the Godhead with manhood in Christ.
An incarnate form; a personification; a manifestation; a reduction to apparent from; a striking exemplification in person or act.
She is a new incarnation of some of the illustrious dead.
The very incarnation of selfishness.
F. W. Robertson.
A rosy or red color; flesh color; carnation.
The process of healing wounds and filling the part with new flesh; granulation.
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