Dictionary.com
definitions
  • synonyms

will to power

See more synonyms on Thesaurus.com
noun
  1. (in the philosophy of Nietzsche) the self-assertive creative drive in all individuals, regarded as the supreme quality of the superman.

Origin of will to power

First recorded in 1895–1900
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018

Examples from the Web for will to power

Historical Examples

  • The culmination of the Will-to-Power and its final apotheosis.

    The Roycroft Dictionary

    Elbert Hubbard

  • Against this will-to-power of their employers the steel workers have fought long and valiantly.

  • For that peace we struggle against the dull inflexibility of the German Will-to-Power.