reincarnation

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re·in·car·na·tion

 (rē′ĭn-kär-nā′shən)
n.
1. Rebirth of the soul in another human or nonhuman body.
2. A reappearance or revitalization in another form; a new embodiment: "The brownstone had already endured one reincarnation: In the 1940's, it was converted into eight studio apartments" (Ben Lloyd).

reincarnation

(ˌriːɪnkɑːˈneɪʃən)
n
1. (Theology) the belief that on the death of the body the soul transmigrates to or is born again in another body
2. (Theology) the incarnation or embodiment of a soul in a new body after it has left the old one at physical death
3. embodiment again in a new form, as of a principle or idea
ˌreincarˈnationist n, adj

re•in•car•na•tion

(ˌri ɪn kɑrˈneɪ ʃən)

n.
1. the belief that the soul, upon death of the body, comes back to earth in another body or form.
2. rebirth of the soul in a new body.
3. a new incarnation or embodiment, as of a person.
[1855–60]
re`in•car•na′tion•ist, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.reincarnation - embodiment in a new form (especially the reappearance or a person in another form)reincarnation - embodiment in a new form (especially the reappearance or a person in another form); "his reincarnation as a lion"
avatar, embodiment, incarnation - a new personification of a familiar idea; "the embodiment of hope"; "the incarnation of evil"; "the very avatar of cunning"
2.reincarnation - a second or new birth
nascence, nascency, nativity, birth - the event of being born; "they celebrated the birth of their first child"
transmigration - the passing of a soul into another body after death
cycle of rebirth - (Hinduism) repeated rebirth in new forms
3.reincarnation - the Hindu or Buddhist doctrine that a person may be reborn successively into one of five classes of living beings (god or human or animal or hungry ghost or denizen of Hell) depending on the person's own actions
theological doctrine - the doctrine of a religious group

reincarnation

noun rebirth, metempsychosis, transmigration of souls Many African tribes believe in reincarnation.
Translations
تناسُخ، تَقَمُّص
převtělení
reinkarnation
reinkarnáció
endurholdgun
reinkarnacija
prevtelenie
ölümden sonra yeni bir bedende doğma

reincarnation

[ˈriːɪnkɑːˈneɪʃən] Nreencarnación f

reincarnation

[ˌriːɪnkɑːrˈneɪʃən] n
(= rebirth) → réincarnation f
(= reborn spirit) [person, animal] → réincarnation f

reincarnation

reincarnation

[ˌriːɪnkɑːˈneɪʃn] nreincarnazione f

reincarnation

(riːinkaːˈneiʃən) noun
the rebirth of the soul in another body after death.
References in classic literature ?
Here the natural capacity of each, cultivated and strengthened by the difficulties of their previous lives, had soon gained them an important rank in the Society, whose members are generally below the ordinary standard of intelligence.
They think it is their own personality, that they have only one personality; and from such a premise they can conclude only that they have lived previous lives.
He also said the police and the community will have a way to monitor the inmates should they return to their previous lives as criminals.
It is mentioning that dispute has been running over the water share from perennial water between the two tribes for the last four decades and which so far has claimed over a dozens of previous lives.
A statement issued from PM House Thursday said PM has expressed profound sorrow and grief over loss of previous lives in the incident.
In a press statement issued here from Bacha Khan Markaz on Wednesday, he expressed deep sorrow over the loss of previous lives in the deadly attack that killed around eight policemen and injured 26 others.
Haraldsson presents the depth of rebirth studies he has made in Sri Lanka, Lebanon, and his native Iceland over his lengthy career, including his ground-breaking studies of the personality characteristics of children who remember previous lives. He reminds us that he came to know Stevenson, the pioneer of careful recordings of reincarnation cases, in 1969 when Haraldsson did an internship in clinical psychology at the University of Virginia.
To get back their memories of their previous lives, they begin helping the Household God.
If it were true that people had lived previous lives on Earth surely, for it to serve any useful purpose, they would need to be able to recall quite naturally details of their previous lives so as to benefit in this present life by not making the same mistakes again.