oversoul

noun

over·​soul ˈō-vər-ˌsōl How to pronounce oversoul (audio)
: the absolute reality and basis of all existences conceived as a spiritual being in which the ideal nature imperfectly manifested in human beings is perfectly realized

Examples of oversoul in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Yet over its life lurks the great oversoul: the mother. Naila Moreira, Scientific American, 14 Dec. 2023

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Word History

First Known Use

1891, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of oversoul was in 1891

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“Oversoul.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/oversoul. Accessed 30 May. 2024.

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