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Übermensch

[ 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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How to use Übermensch in a sentence

  • As he leaves office, Cheney looks overloaded and stressed, holding in check an Ubermensch level of rage mixed with self-pity.

    Son of Nixon|John W. Dean|January 7, 2009|DAILY BEAST

British Dictionary definitions for Übermensch

Übermensch
/ German (ˈyːbərˌmɛnʃ) /

noun plural -menschen (-mɛnʃən)
(esp in the writings of Nietzsche) the German word for superman

Word Origin for Übermensch

literally: over-man
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