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Definitions of ourself

  1. An addition after we and us, sometimes used in the regal style for myself. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  2. Not another or other, used almost wholly in the plural, and by way of emphasis. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.

Usage examples for ourself

  1. And such creatures are we all that unwonted health in ourself is even a stronger power for happiness than is the sickness of another for depression. – The Life and Letters of Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley, Volume I (of 2) by Florence A. Thomas Marshall
  2. The first proofs of the power of this New Life in us is the victory over all the lower passions, victory over the animal " that once was ourself – The Romance of the Soul by Lilian Staveley
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