Quantcast
Merriam-Webster Logo
  • Dictionary
  • Thesaurus
  • Medical
  • Scrabble
  • Spanish Central
  • Learner's Dictionary

will to power

Definition of will to power

  1. 1 :  the drive of the superman in the philosophy of Nietzsche to perfect and transcend the self through the possession and exercise of creative power

  2. 2 :  a conscious or unconscious desire to exercise authority over others



1907

First Known Use of will to power

1907


Learn More about will to power


Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up will to power? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

February 7, 2016

a slight offense

Get Word of the Day daily email!

WORD GAMES

Take a 3-minute break and test your skills!

image1037863653

Which of the following refers to thin, bending ice, or to the act of running over such ice?

spindrift duvet kittly-benders pince-nez
Name That Thing

10 quick questions: hear them, spell them, and see how your skills compare to the crowd.

TAKE THE QUIZ
SCRABBLE® Sprint

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ