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Definition of "reincarnation" []

  • Rebirth of the soul in another body. (noun)
  • A reappearance or revitalization in another form; a new embodiment: "The brownstone had already endured one reincarnation: In the 1940's, it was converted into eight studio apartments” ( Ben Lloyd). (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "reincarnation" in a sentence
  • "I've had plenty of time to wrestle with the puzzles that a profound belief in reincarnation imply, and where the analogies are for people like myself who feel that you only get one life to live, but you might go through huge shifts within your life that somehow match "reincarnation"."
  • "For a fertilized egg, there is no consciousness and also no history of consciousness (unless you believe in reincarnation)."
  • "As a Hindu or someone raised to believe in reincarnation, he becomes Buddha."