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Meaning of METEMPSYCHOSIS

Pronunciation:  mu`temsu'kowsis

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  after death the soul begins a new cycle of existence in another human body
 

METEMPSYCHOSIS is a 14 letter word that starts with M.

 

 Synonyms: rebirth
 
 See Also: phenomenon

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Me*temp`sy*cho"sis\, n. [NL., fr. Gr. ?; ?
beyond, over + ? to animate; ? in + ? soul. See
{Psychology}.]
The passage of the soul, as an immortal essence, at the death
of the animal body it had inhabited, into another living
body, whether of a brute or a human being; transmigration of
souls. --Sir T. Browne.

 

 

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