WordReference Random House Learner's Dictionary of American English © 2020 re•in•car•na•tion /ˌriɪnkɑrˈneɪʃən/USA pronunciation
n. WordReference Random House Unabridged Dictionary of American English © 2020
re•in•car•nat•ed /ˌriɪnˈkɑrneɪtɪd/USA pronunciation adj.
- Eastern Religions[uncountable] the belief that the soul, after the death of the body, comes back to earth in another body or form.
- Eastern Religions a person or thing that has come back or been brought back in another form:[countable]The new proposal is a reincarnation of his earlier ideas.
(rē′in kär nā′shən),USA pronunciation n.
- Eastern Religionsthe belief that the soul, upon death of the body, comes back to earth in another body or form.
- Eastern Religionsrebirth of the soul in a new body.
- Eastern Religionsa new incarnation or embodiment, as of a person.
- re- + incarnation 1855–60
Collins Concise English Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers::
reincarnation /ˌriːɪnkɑːˈneɪʃən/ n
ˌreincarˈnationist n , adj
- the belief that on the death of the body the soul transmigrates to or is born again in another body
- the incarnation or embodiment of a soul in a new body after it has left the old one at physical death
- embodiment again in a new form, as of a principle or idea
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