[ y-buhr-mensh ]
/ ˈü bərˌmɛnʃ /
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noun, plural Ü·ber·mensch·en [y-buhrmen-shuhn]. /ˈüˌbərmɛn ʃən/. German.
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Example sentences from the Web for Übermensch
As he leaves office, Cheney looks overloaded and stressed, holding in check an Ubermensch level of rage mixed with self-pity.
British Dictionary definitions for Übermensch
/ German (ˈyːbərˌmɛnʃ) /
noun plural -menschen (-mɛnʃən)
(esp in the writings of Nietzsche) the German word for superman
Word Origin for Übermensch
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