Definition of Personifying

1. Verb. (present participle of personify) ¹



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Definition of Personifying

1. personify [v] - See also: personify

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Personifying

personator
personators
personeities
personeity
personhood
personhoods
personifacation
personifacations
personification
personifications
personified
personifier
personifiers
personifies
personify
personifying (current term)
personize
personized
personizes
personizing
personlike
personnel
personnel carrier
personnel casualty
personnel department
personnel loyalty
personnel management
personnel office
personnel pouch
personnel selection

Literary usage of Personifying

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1. Outlines of Psychology by Wilhelm Max Wundt, Charles Hubbard Judd (1902)
"After consciousness reaches a more advanced stage, personifying apperception begins to deal with the greater natural phenomena which act upon human life ..."

2. Greece: II. Grecian History to the Reign of Peisistratus at Athens by George Grote (1899)
"... the philosophic intellect from this all-personifying religious faith, and to constitute a method of interpreting nature distinct from the spontaneous ..."

3. A Catalogue Raisonné of the Works of the Most Eminent Dutch, Flemish, and by John Smith (1830)
"A female, personifying Victory, bearing a chaplet of laurel over his head and a palm branch in her hand, is flying behind him. The background displays a ..."

4. English Composition and Rhetoric by Alexander Bain (1888)
"There is a greater approach to the personifying effect in such lines as :— And all the night 'tis my pillow white, As I sleep in the arms of the blast. ..."

5. The Empire of the Tsars and the Russians by Anatole Leroy-Beaulieu, Zénaïde Alexeïevna Ragozin (1893)
"CHAPTER I. The Nobles and the Peasants, personifying the Two Russias, Appear Like Two Different Nations—By its Origin and Manner of Recruiting, ..."

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