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Synonyms for metamorphosis
ˌmɛt əˈmɔr fə sɪs; -ˌsiz

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. metamorphosis, metabolism(noun)

    the marked and rapid transformation of a larva into an adult that occurs in some animals

    Synonyms:
    metabolic process, transfiguration, metabolism

  2. transfiguration, metamorphosis(noun)

    a striking change in appearance or character or circumstances

    "the metamorphosis of the old house into something new and exciting"

    Synonyms:
    transfiguration, metabolism

  3. metamorphosis(noun)

    a complete change of physical form or substance especially as by magic or witchcraft

    Synonyms:
    transfiguration, metabolism

Editors Contribution

  1. morph

    to change form, deform

    he morphed into a deadly creature.

    Submitted by rinat on August 26, 2019  

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. metamorphosis(n.)

    Synonyms:
    transformation, transmutation, transfiguration, change of form

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases:

    metamorphic, makeover, transformation

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How to use metamorphosis in a sentence?

  1. Martha Beck:

    Any transition serious enough to alter your definition of self will require not just small adjustments in your way of living and thinking but a full-on metamorphosis.

  2. James Madison:

    With respect to the words general welfare, I have always regarded them as qualified by the detail of powers connected with them. To take them in a literal and unlimited sense would be a metamorphosis of the Constitution into a character which there is a host of proofs was not contemplated by its creators.

  3. Deodatta V. Shenai-Khatkhate:

    Metamorphosis is an inherent part and the most profound process of life, in my view. We constantly transform into better versions of ourselves, like an Ugly Duckling transforming to Swan, and a Caterpillar to beautiful Butterfly. The metamorphosis continues throgh the journey of life, and then from generation to generations yet to come. There is an element of elegance and beauty in the fact that we all evolve, metaphorically, to Butterflies with Earth as our Chrysalis.

  4. Ben Gazzara:

    Some actors seek parts similar to their personalities. But, I prefer undergoing a metamorphosis that depends on the role .

  5. Primo Levi:

    The butterfly's attractiveness derives not only from colors and symmetry: deeper motives contribute to it. We would not think them so beautiful if they did not fly, or if they flew straight and briskly like bees, or if they stung, or above all if they did not enact the perturbing mystery of metamorphosis: the latter assumes in our eyes the value of a badly decoded message, a symbol, a sign.


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