Definitions for himself
hɪmˈsɛlf; medially often ɪm-him·self
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He injured himself.
He was injured himself.
The subject or non-reflexive object of a predicate; "he himself".
The reflexive pronoun for God.
He injured himself.
Samuel Johnson's Dictionary
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.
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
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
alt. of Himselven
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.
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Rank popularity for the word 'himself' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #262
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Rank popularity for the word 'himself' in Written Corpus Frequency: #918
The numerical value of himself in Chaldean Numerology is: 2
The numerical value of himself in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9
It’s win win. If the president vetoes it, it proves what in fact the president actually said himself in the same interview, one of the reasons he did not have to veto, as he said himself, Harry Reid blocked so much in the senate that he did not like. So in fact, this is the way for republicans to retroactively reshape their image.
A noble man compares and estimates himself by an idea which is higher than himself; and a mean man, by one lower than himself. The one produces aspiration; the other ambition, which is the way in which a vulgar man aspires.
When I saw him, I just knew automatically he didn't do that to himself, if he was going to harm himself, his demeanor would have changed. His whole routine, everything, his attitude, everything would have changed.
The real test will be if he can go to the opposition, gain some experience and establish himself as a real alternative for prime minister, nineteen seats are not realistic this time. But if he can expand his base and rebuild himself in the opposition, he could earn even more in the future.
That man can destroy life is just as miraculous a feat as that he can create it, for life is the miracle, the inexplicable. In the act of destruction, man sets himself above life he transcends himself as a creature. Thus, the ultimate choice for a man, inasmuch as he is driven to transcend himself, is to create or to destroy, to love or to hate.
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