Definitions for ourselfɑrˈsɛlf, aʊər-, ˌaʊ ər-
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Random House Webster's College Dictionary
our•self*ɑrˈsɛlf, aʊər-, ˌaʊ ər-(pron.)
one's own person, individuality, etc., considered apart from others:
It is for ourself that we must work harder.
(a form corresponding to ourselves, used by a single person, esp. in the formal or regal style, as we for I):
We have taken unto ourself such powers as may be necessary.
* Usage: See myself.
Origin of ourself:
The reflexive of the editorial or royal we; myself as used by a writer or speaker who would refer to himself in the nominative case as we. (Normally, the reflexive case of we is ourselves).
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