Definition of Mahatma

1. Noun. (Hinduism) term of respect for a brahmin sage.

Category relationships: Hindooism, Hinduism
Generic synonyms: Sage



Definition of Mahatma

1. n. One of a class of sages, or "adepts," reputed to have knowledge and powers of a higher order than those of ordinary men.

Definition of Mahatma

1. Noun. An epithet granted in India and Tibet to people thought to have great knowledge and love of humanity ¹

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Definition of Mahatma

1. a Hindu sage [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Mahatma

maharajadhirajas
maharajah
maharajahs
maharajas
maharana
maharanas
maharanee
maharanees
maharani
maharanis
maharif
maharishi
maharishis
mahasattva
mahasattvas
mahatma (current term)
mahatmas
mahewu
mahi-mahi
mahi-mahis
mahimahi
mahimahis
mahjong
mahjongg
mahjonggs
mahjongs
mahlab
mahlstick
mahlsticks
mahmal

Literary usage of Mahatma

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1. Library of the World's Best Literature, Ancient and Modern by Edward Cornelius Towne (1898)
"mahatma r^ALLEN in evil case, thy courage wavereth not; |^ Thy work thou followest, heedful, resolute, Neck to the yoke. Sorrow—when 'tis thy lot, ..."

2. Madame Blavatsky and Her "theosophy": A Study by Arthur Lillie (1895)
"I. THE mahatma AND THE " WESTMINSTER GAZETTE." WHILST these sheets are passing through the press some singular ... It appears that the mahatma (his name is ..."

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