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Noun: personification  pu(r),só-ni-fi'key-shun
  1. A person who represents an abstract quality
    "she is the personification of optimism"
  2. Representing an abstract quality or idea as a person or creature
    - prosopopoeia
  3. The act of attributing human characteristics to abstract ideas etc.
    - incarnation

Derived forms: personifications

Type of: embodiment, figure, figure of speech, image, individual, mortal, person, somebody, someone, soul, trope

Encyclopedia: Personification