Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913 + 1828)
result(s) from the 1913
In`car*na"tion (?), n. [F. incarnation, LL. incarnatio.]
1. 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.
2. (Theol.) The union of the second person of the Godhead with manhood in Christ.
3. 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.
4. A rosy or red color; flesh color; carnation. [Obs.]
5. (Med.) The process of healing wounds and filling the part with new flesh; granulation.