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personification

 
Noun personification has 3 senses
  1. personification - a person who represents an abstract quality; "she is the personification of optimism"
    --1 is a kind of
    person, individual, someone, somebody, mortal, human, soul
    --1 has particulars: embodiment, incarnation, avatar; queen
    Derived form: verb personify1
  2. personification, prosopopoeia - representing an abstract quality or idea as a person or creature
    --2 is a kind of trope, figure of speech, figure, image
    Derived form: verb personify1
  3. personification, incarnation - the act of attributing human characteristics to abstract ideas etc.
    --3 is a kind of embodiment
    Derived form: verb personify3
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