[ y-buh r-mensh ]
/ ˈü bərˌmɛnʃ /
noun, plural Ü·ber·mensch·en [y-buh rmen-shuh n] /ˈüˌbərmɛn ʃən/. German.
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British Dictionary definitions for ubermenschen
/ 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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