Definition of Personified

1. Verb. (past of personify) ¹



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Definition of Personified

1. personify [v] - See also: personify

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Personified

personates
personating
personation
personations
personative
personator
personators
personeities
personeity
personhood
personhoods
personifacation
personifacations
personification
personifications
personified (current term)
personifier
personifiers
personifies
personify
personifying
personize
personized
personizes
personizing
personlike
personnel
personnel carrier
personnel casualty
personnel department

Literary usage of Personified

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1. The English Moralities from the Point of View of Allegory by William Roy Mackenzie (1914)
"In both of them Man appears in person, and the struggle takes the form of repeated attempts on the part of the personified virtues and vices to obtain his ..."

2. A Historical French Grammar by Arsène Darmesteter (1902)
"NAMES OF THINGS personified.—Things personified are represented as male or female beings ... To the class of proper names of persons, or things personified, ..."

3. The Theological and Literary Journal (1861)
"The objects which are personified are not used as substitutes of men, but are summoned to exert the acts assigned to them, either as spectators of their ..."

4. Lives of the Lord Chancellors and Keepers of the Great Seal of England, from by John Campbell Campbell (1847)
"HAREFIELD was personified, and, attired as a disconsolate widow in sables, thus bade the Queen farewell, " Sweete Majestic ! " Be pleased to looke upon a ..."

5. The New Schaff-Herzog Encyclopedia of Religious Knowledge: Embracing by Johann Jakob Herzog, Philip Schaff, Albert Hauck (1911)
"... as a half-naked youth seated upon a sarcophagus, and prayer was also personified. 8. The Middle Ag-es: In the Middle Ages there was a great inrush of ..."

6. Lectures on Jurisprudence, Or, The Philosophy of Positive Law by John Austin (1885)
"... not being the Law which he makes, but the (personified) principle of legislation (utility or other) which determines him to make it. ..."

7. Studies of a Biographer by Leslie Stephen (1902)
"... also personified the Cambridge culture struggling against the dry scholastic stupidity of the college authorities. The poetry in this sense represents a ..."

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