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noun as in self


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It tells us not to trust ourselves, to rely upon our self-hood, but to consent to be helped by a divine power.

For, in the first place, Self-hood does not belong to the vital air in any non-figurative sense.

No man in his fragmentary self-hood, no number of men in their separate capacity can conceivably attain unto the fulness of God.

Love is the ‘very self-hood’ of God, says Ruysbroeck in strict Johannine language.

In the East, it is the destruction of self-hood; in the West the destruction of selfishness, and the preservation of self-hood.

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On this page you'll find 277 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to self-hood, such as: distinctiveness, eccentricity, humor, identity, idiosyncrasy, and individualism.

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