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metamorphosis meaning and definition

Definition and meaning of metamorphosis at MeaningMonkey.org. metamorphosis meaning and definition in the English Dictionary.


Definition of metamorphosis (noun)

  1. the marked and rapid transformation of a larva into an adult that occurs in some animals
  2. a striking change in appearance or character or circumstances
    • "the metamorphosis of the old house into something new and exciting"
    • synonyms: transfiguration
  3. a complete change of physical form or substance especially as by magic or witchcraft
Source: Princeton University Wordnet

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