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n, pl -menschen (-mɛnʃən)
(Philosophy) (esp in the writings of Nietzsche) the German word for superman
[literally: over-man]
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Noun1.Übermensch - a person with great powers and abilitiesUbermensch - a person with great powers and abilities
leader - a person who rules or guides or inspires others
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A vision of coexistence and equality is one giant step ahead of the tribalist 'Uebermensch' ideology of Zionism, and can therefore be seen as an inevitable endpoint of this struggle.
Defending Nietzsche's 'giant mind' from shallow critics, she protested that his 'vision of the Uebermensch also called for a state of society which will not give birth to a race of weaklings and slaves'.