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Supreme Being

noun
1.
God.
Origin of Supreme Being
1690-1700
First recorded in 1690-1700
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  • We have no idea of the Supreme Being but what we learn from reflection on our own faculties.

  • We ascend into their region, and know that these are the thoughts of the Supreme Being.

    Nature Ralph Waldo Emerson
  • The theologians point to this as a proof of the existence of a Supreme Being.

    The Necessity of Atheism Dr. D.M. Brooks
  • I believe in the Supreme Being, in a Creator, whatever he may be.

    Madame Bovary Gustave Flaubert
  • Prayers were made to the Supreme Being and Liberty was invoked.

    The Story of Paris Thomas Okey
  • But his was the one voice not to be silenced in favour of a Supreme Being.

    The Parisians, Complete Edward Bulwer-Lytton
  • Compare the Supreme Being of the Caribs, beneficent, otiose, unadored.

British Dictionary definitions for Supreme Being

Supreme Being

noun
1.
the most exalted being; God
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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