Definition of oversoul in English:

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oversoul

Pronunciation: /ˈōvərˌsōl/

noun

[in singular]
A divine spirit supposed to pervade the universe and to encompass all human souls. The term is associated particularly with Transcendentalism.
Example sentences
  • But the point is not pursued - the enthusiastic oversoul was apparently not expansive on the subject of extrajudicial murders - and such troubling thoughts are not allowed to cloud the overall narrative, a tale of brave resistance.
  • You beautiful enigma, you Rhyme of the Ancient Mariner, you little house on the prairie of the existential oversoul.
  • The 49 day period after death I believe to be a re-integration phase into the oversoul, and for the embryo/after conception, a period of ‘descent’ from oversoul identity to physical life.

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Syllabification: o·ver·soul

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