Synonyms for personified

Grammar : Verb
Spell : per-son-uh-fahy
Phonetic Transcription : pərˈsɒn əˌfaɪ

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Définition of personified

Origin :
  • 1727 "to attribute personal form to things or abstractions" (especially as an artistic or literary technique), from person + -fy or from French personnifier (17c.), from personne. Meaning "to represent, embody" attested from 1806. Related: Personified; personifying.
  • verb represent some other being, character
Example sentences :
  • Doltimore is Self-conceit personified,—and Self-conceit is horn-eyed.
  • Extract from : « Alice, or The Mysteries, Complete » by Edward Bulwer-Lytton
  • Break with this man, who personified authority and the King, he dared not.
  • Extract from : « St. Martin's Summer » by Rafael Sabatini
  • He was worshiping not the animal-headed idols, but the attributes which they personified.
  • Extract from : « The Cat of Bubastes » by G. A. Henty
  • Indignation was personified in him, as he answered, "Them pigs has been in my corn."
  • Extract from : « Harper's Young People, September 28, 1880 » by Various
  • Then she was personified as a woman and identified with a cow.
  • Extract from : « The Evolution of the Dragon » by G. Elliot Smith
  • In his dream, he had personified the robot-confessor into the figure of a human judge.
  • Extract from : « The Status Civilization » by Robert Sheckley
  • Naturally the puzzles were personified—or the persons made into puzzles.
  • Extract from : « Tristram of Blent » by Anthony Hope
  • He personified in himself most of the clerical abuses of his age.
  • Extract from : « Henry VIII. » by A. F. Pollard
  • They are personified and a superhuman energy is attributed to them.
  • Extract from : « Folkways » by William Graham Sumner
  • He is the living Word; in Him was personified what had been immemorial tradition.
  • Extract from : « Christianity As A Mystical Fact » by Rudolf Steiner

Antonyms for personified

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