Meaning of superman


Pronunciation: (s'pur-man"), [key]
— pl. -men.
  1. a person of extraordinary or superhuman powers.
  2. an ideal superior being conceived by Nietzsche who attains happiness, dominance, and creativity.
  3. a superior being conceived as the product of human evolution.
  4. one who prevails by virtue of being a ruthless egoist of superior strength, cunning, and force of will.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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