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  1. personification

    • IPA[pərˌsänəfəˈkāSH(ə)n]

    美式

    • n.
      the attribution of a personal nature or human characteristics to something nonhuman, or the representation of an abstract quality in human form.;a figure intended to represent an abstract quality
    • noun: personification, plural noun: personifications

    • 釋義

    名詞

    • 1. the attribution of a personal nature or human characteristics to something nonhuman, or the representation of an abstract quality in human form.
    • a figure intended to represent an abstract quality the design on the franc shows Marianne, the personification of the French republic
    • a person, animal, or object regarded as representing or embodying a quality, concept, or thing he was the very personification of British pluck and diplomacy