higher self

  1. a person's spiritual self, as the focus of many meditation techniques, as opposed to the physical body

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How to use higher self in a sentence

  • Only at moments was he aware of this—a kind of higher self, detached from shifting moods, looked on calmly and took note.

    The Wave | Algernon Blackwood
  • Restored to his higher self, he breathed a prayer for guidance and for her, and was as eager now as he had before been cold.

    The Long Night | Stanley Weyman
  • Through them many were induced to strive for a higher self-culture.

    Essays | Ralph Waldo Emerson
  • The "higher self" or Spirit is as unable to assimilate such feelings as water to get mixed with oil or unclean liquid tallow.

  • The higher self was dominant once more, and the features was as still as a statue's.