Metempsychose

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • v. t Metempsychose To translate or transfer, as the soul, from one body to another.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • metempsychose To transfer from one body to another, as the soul; cause to undergo metempsychosis.
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
See Metempsychosis

Usage

In literature:

Here are some of my metempsychoses: Ten years ago I wrote what I called A Memorial Outline of a remarkable student of nature.
"A Mortal Antipathy" by Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr.
I have bemused myself with gnostic and metempsychosic speculations.
"The Morals of Marcus Ordeyne" by William J. Locke
Did I bestride a metempsychosized man-eater, a revenant from the bloody days of Nuka-hiva?
"White Shadows in the South Seas" by Frederick O'Brien
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