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[oh-ver-sohl] /ˈoʊ vərˌsoʊl/
noun, Philosophy.
(especially in transcendentalism) a supreme reality or mind; the spiritual unity of all being.
Origin of oversoul
An Americanism dating back to 1841-44; over- + soul Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018.
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  • The club was a funny mixture of rabbis and weedy old ladies, the "oversoul" and oysters.

    Louisa May Alcott Louisa May Alcott
  • Crosslegged under an umbrel umbershoot he thrones an Aztec logos, functioning on astral levels, their oversoul, mahamahatma.

    Ulysses James Joyce
  • About the time the grain was ready to house, some call of the oversoul wafted all the men away.

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