noun, plural Ü·ber·mensch·en [y-buhrmen-shuh n] /ˈüˌbərmɛn ʃən/. German.

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Contemporary Examples of ubermensch

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

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    John W. Dean

    January 7, 2009

British Dictionary definitions for ubermensch


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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