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Definitions for himself
hɪmˈsɛlf; medially often ɪm-him·self

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Wiktionary

  1. himselfpronoun

    him;

    He injured himself.

  2. himselfpronoun

    he;

    He was injured himself.

  3. himselfpronoun

    The subject or non-reflexive object of a predicate; "he himself".

  4. Himselfpronoun

    The reflexive pronoun for God.

    He injured himself.

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Himselfpron.

    Etymology: him and self.

    It was a sparing speech of the ancients to say, that a friend is another himself; for that a friend is far more than himself. Francis Bacon.

    With shame remembers, while himself was one
    Of the same herd, himself the same had done. John Denham.

    She is advanc’d
    Above the clouds as high as heav’n himself. William Shakespeare.

    I perceive it was not altogether your brother’s evil disposition made him seek his death; but a provoking merit, set awork by a reproveable badness in himself. William Shakespeare, K. Lear.

    Nothing in nature can so peculiarly gratify the noble dispositions of humanity, as for one man to see another so much himself as to sigh his griefs, and groan his pains, to sing his joys, and do and feel every thing by sympathy. South.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Himself

    an emphasized form of the third person masculine pronoun; -- used as a subject usually with he; as, he himself will bear the blame; used alone in the predicate, either in the nominative or objective case; as, it is himself who saved himself

  2. Himself

    one's true or real character; one's natural temper and disposition; the state of being in one's right or sane mind (after unconsciousness, passion, delirium, or abasement); as, the man has come to himself

  3. Himself

    alt. of Himselven

Freebase

  1. Himself

    Himself is Irish-English singer-songwriter Gilbert O'Sullivan's debut album, originally released in August 1971. Union Square Music re-released it 2011 on Salvo label in part of the Gilbert O'Sullivan - A Singer & His Songs collection.

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'himself' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #262

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'himself' in Written Corpus Frequency: #918

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of himself in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of himself in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Examples of himself in a Sentence

  1. Charles Schwab:

    The man who trims himself to suit everybody will soon whittle himself away.

  2. Menander:

    Whosoever lends a greedy ear to a slanderous report is either himself of a radically bad disposition or a mere child in sense.

  3. Albert Schweitzer:

    Until he extends his circle of compassion to include all living things, man will not himself find peace.

  4. Mayra Guillen:

    When I first went up to that base, that subject, I met him, not knowing that he had something to do with it. I felt something was telling me that he did something, and I wasn't wrong apparently, and apparently now, he kills himself. Why ? I don't know.

  5. Mark Bederow:

    The public outcry appears to have caused the DA to reverse himself within a month, the Feb. 4 letter appears to defang the memo, which gave clear instructions to go soft on many classes of cases, including certain gunpoint robberies and other violent felonies.

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