[n] the act of attributing human characteristics to abstract ideas etc.
[n] representing an abstract quality or idea as a person or creature
[n] a person who represents an abstract quality; "she is the personification of optimism"
incarnation - (4 syllables), prosopopoeia - (6 syllables)
avatar, embodiment, embodiment, figure, figure of speech, human, image, incarnation, individual, mortal, person, queen, somebody, someone, soul, trope
\Per*son`i*fi*ca"tion\, n. [Cf. F. personnification.]
1. The act of personifying; impersonation; embodiment. --C. Knight.
2. (Rhet.) A figure of speech in which an inanimate object or abstract idea is represented as animated, or endowed with personality; prosopop?ia; as, the floods clap their hands. ``Confusion heards his voice.'' --Milton.