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  1. personification

    • IPA[pəˌsɒnɪfɪˈkeɪʃ(ə)n]

    英式

    • n.
      the attribution of a personal nature or human characteristics to something non-human, 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 non-human, or the representation of an abstract quality in human form the book provides a sustained account of how literary personification works
    • 2. a figure intended to represent an abstract quality the knight is accompanied by two feminine personifications of vice
    • a person or thing regarded as embodying a quality, concept, etc. he was the very personification of British pluck and diplomacy
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    • IPA[pərˌsänəfəˈkāSH(ə)n]

    美式

    • n.
      the attribution of a personal nature or human characteristics to something nonhuman, or the ...

    Oxford American Dictionary

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