Definitions for ourselves
ɑrˈsɛlvz, aʊər-, ˌaʊ ər-our·selves
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We should keep this for ourselves.
We did it ourselves.
Plural form of myself.
Samuel Johnson's Dictionary
the plural of myself.
We ourselves might distinctly number in words a great deal farther than we usually do, would we find out but some fit denominations to signify them by. John Locke.
Safe in ourselves, while on ourselves we stand,
The sea is ours, and that defends the land. Dryden.
Ourselves is a 1988 album by punk band 7 Seconds.
Relating to us or we.
Us and We are words to relate to a group of people.
Submitted by MaryC on April 1, 2020
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Rank popularity for the word 'ourselves' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #2565
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Rank popularity for the word 'ourselves' in Written Corpus Frequency: #1110
The numerical value of ourselves in Chaldean Numerology is: 4
The numerical value of ourselves in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1
We all need to have a creative outlet - a window, a space - so we don't lose track of ourselves.
We don't know when our name came into being or how some distant ancestor acquired it. We don't understand our name at all, we don't know its history and yet we bear it with exalted fidelity, we merge with it, we like it, we are ridiculously proud of it as if we had thought it up ourselves in a moment of brilliant inspiration.
I think the questions we've got to ask ourselves now : how can this thing be stopped from happening in the future ?
A wretched soul, bruised with adversity, We bid be quiet when we hear it cry But were we burdened with like weight of pain, As much or more we should ourselves complain.
We seek the comfort of another. Someone to share our dreams and to share in the life we choose. Someone to help us through the neverending attempt to understand ourselves. And in the end, someone to comfort us along the way.
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