exemplification

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n exemplification a representational or typifying form or model
    • n exemplification showing by example
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Exemplification (Law) A copy or transcript attested to be correct by the seal of an officer having custody of the original.
    • Exemplification That which exemplifies; a case in point; example.
    • Exemplification The act of exemplifying; a showing or illustrating by example.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n exemplification The act of exemplifying; a showing or illustrating by example.
    • n exemplification That which exemplifies; something that serves for illustration, as of a principle, theory, or the like.
    • n exemplification A copy or transcript; especially, an attested copy, as of a record, under seal; an exemplified copy (which see, under exemplify).
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Exemplification act of exemplifying: that which exemplifies: a copy or transcript
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Etymology

Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
L. exemplum, example, facĕre, to make.

Usage

In literature:

In exemplification of what we have advanced, we request attention to the following extract from Vaux.
"The American Quarterly Review, No. 17, March 1831" by Various
His criticism is a good exemplification of the general religious view taken of woman's relation to man.
"History of Woman Suffrage, Volume I"
Illustrations of definitions, propositions, transitions, and exemplifications are to be found everywhere.
"English: Composition and Literature" by W. F. (William Franklin) Webster
It was a curious exemplification of the force of democracy.
"The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 20, No. 121, November, 1867" by Various
America and her Washington only afford the dignified exemplification.
"From Farm House to the White House" by William M. Thayer
This science now finds its exemplification in some of the exceptional work of the graduate schools.
"College Teaching" by Paul Klapper
It is a wonderful exemplification of the very best quality of Renaissance.
"The Cathedrals of Northern France" by Francis Miltoun
These are but minor exemplifications of the law.
"Essays: Scientific, Political, & Speculative, Vol. I" by Herbert Spencer
It was an admirable exemplification of the power of the Almighty!
"Adventures in the Philippine Islands" by Paul P. de La Gironière
He and Fred have floated together again, an exemplification of the power of early attraction.
"Hope Mills" by Amanda M. Douglas
As an exemplification of finished workmanship Gray's "Elegy in a Country Churchyard" stands alone.
"Rhymes and Meters" by Horatio Winslow
Probably it requires further discussion and exemplification before its value can be appreciated.
"Psychology" by Robert S. Woodworth
Here again, as in the case of Abraham, we see the exemplification of the Golden Rule, long before it was uttered.
"Training the Teacher" by A. F. Schauffler
Perhaps he wants some little explanation or exemplification to enable him to grasp your meaning.
"Logic, Inductive and Deductive" by William Minto
An exemplification of his character was given in 1817-18.
"The History of the Medical Department of Transylvania University" by Robert Peter
His other exemplifications are general, this is particular.
"Coelebs In Search of a Wife" by Hannah More
Enough of the general for the present; let us come to the particular in exemplification of the status of women among the old Puritans.
"Women of America" by John Rouse Larus
I have often used this incident as an exemplification of the claims of Christianity.
"From Bull Run to Appomattox" by Luther W. Hopkins
Hearn, as we have said before, was an exemplification of the theory of heredity.
"Lafcadio Hearn" by Nina H. Kennard
The farm-kitchen of Bouqueval was a fine exemplification of this remark.
"The Mysteries of Paris, Volume 2 of 6" by Eugène Sue
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In news:

I never looked back, as that bite led me to chicken livers , liver dumpling soup and eventually the exemplification of liver , foie gras.
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