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will to power

noun
1.
(in the philosophy of Nietzsche) the self-assertive creative drive in all individuals, regarded as the supreme quality of the superman.
Origin
1895-1900
1895-1900
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  • The will to power, the will to use human beings in social experiments, is to be distrusted at all times.
  • His good efforts were met with implacable ideological warfare and will to power from the other side.
  • His optimism reflected his belief that the enemy's will to power could not withstand our will to live in freedom.

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