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.
The question of whether Jesus Christ also had previous lives on earth has always intrigued me.
ISLAMABAD -- Pakistan Tuesday strongly condemned the terrorist attack on a popular shrine in central Bangkok yesterday, which resulted in the loss of previous lives.
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.
The financial blow to Roache comes after he caused outrage by his comments that sex abuse victims have brought their ordeal on themselves in previous lives.
The star was speaking to New Zealand TV about abuse when he said: "Everything that happens to us has been a result of what we have been in previous lives.

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