Associations to the word «Metamorphosis»

Wiktionary

METAMORPHOSIS, noun. A transformation, such as that of magic or by sorcery
METAMORPHOSIS, noun. A noticeable change in character, appearance, function or condition.
METAMORPHOSIS, noun. (biology) A change in the form and often habits of an animal after the embryonic stage during normal development. (e.g. the transformation of a caterpillar into a butterfly or a tadpole into a frog.)
METAMORPHOSIS, noun. (pathology) A change in the structure of a specific body tissue. Usually degenerative.

Dictionary definition

METAMORPHOSIS, noun. The marked and rapid transformation of a larva into an adult that occurs in some animals.
METAMORPHOSIS, noun. A striking change in appearance or character or circumstances; "the metamorphosis of the old house into something new and exciting".
METAMORPHOSIS, noun. A complete change of physical form or substance especially as by magic or witchcraft.

Wise words

The most important things are the hardest things to say. They are the things you get ashamed of because words diminish your feelings - words shrink things that seem timeless when they are in your head to no more than living size when they are brought out.
Stephen King