What does selfsame mean?

Definitions for selfsame
ˈsɛlfˌseɪm, -ˈseɪmself·same

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. identical, selfsame(a), very(a)(adj)

    being the exact same one; not any other:

    "this is the identical room we stayed in before"; "the themes of his stories are one and the same"; "saw the selfsame quotation in two newspapers"; "on this very spot"; "the very thing he said yesterday"; "the very man I want to see"

Wiktionary

  1. selfsame(Adjective)

    Precisely the same; the very same; identical.

    Etymology: From selfsame, from earlier , equivalent to or . Compare selbsama, selvsamme, selfsome. More at self, same.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Selfsame(adj)

    precisely the same; the very same; identical

    Etymology: [Self, a. + same.]

How to pronounce selfsame?

  1. Alex
    Alex
    US English
    Daniel
    Daniel
    British
    Karen
    Karen
    Australian
    Veena
    Veena
    Indian

How to say selfsame in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of selfsame in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of selfsame in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Examples of selfsame in a Sentence

  1. Simon Pokagon:

    Shall not one line lament our forest race, Struck out for you from wild creation's face Freedom-the selfsame freedom you adore-Bade us defend our violated shore.

  2. Ralph Waldo Emerson:

    Tell them dear, that if eyes were made for seeing,Then beauty is its own excuse for beingWhy thou wert there, O rival of the roseI never sought to ask, I never knewBut, in my simple ignorance supposeThe selfsame power that brought me there brought you.

  3. Lucius Annaeus Seneca:

    Call it Nature, Fate, Fortune all these are names of the one and selfsame God.

Images & Illustrations of selfsame

  1. selfsameselfsameselfsameselfsameselfsame

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