embodied in flesh; given a bodily, especially a human, form: a devil incarnate.
personified or typified, as a quality or idea: chivalry incarnate.
flesh-colored or crimson.
verb (used with object)
to put into or represent in a concrete form, as an idea: The building incarnates the architect's latest theories.
to be the embodiment or type of: Her latest book incarnates the literature of our day.
to embody in flesh; invest with a bodily, especially a human, form: a man who incarnated wisdom and compassion.
Origin: 1350–1400; late Middle English Related forms
< Late Latin incarnātus
past participle of incarnāre
to make into flesh, equivalent to in- in-2
flesh (see carnal
) + -ātus -ate1