from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. In New England transcendentalism, a spiritual essence or vital force in the universe in which all souls participate and that therefore transcends individual consciousness.
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- n. A supreme reality or mind; the spiritual unity of all being.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. The all-containing soul.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The divine spiritual unity of things; God as the spiritual unity of all being and the source of spiritual illumination: used by Emerson, without precise definition, as a philosophical conception.
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