- Thyself Thy*self", pron.
An emphasized form of the personal pronoun of the second
person; -- used as a subject commonly with thou; as, thou
thyself shalt go; that is, thou shalt go, and no other. It is
sometimes used, especially in the predicate, without thou,
and in the nominative as well as in the objective case.
Thyself shalt see the act. --Shak. [1913 Webster]
Ere I do thee, thou to thyself wast cruel. --Milton. [1913 Webster]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.
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thyself — M.E. þi self, from O.E. þe self; see THY (Cf. thy) + SELF (Cf. self). One word from 16c … Etymology dictionary
thyself — [thī self′] pron. [ME thi self, superseding earlier the self, lit., thee self < OE the self; in ME, self, orig. adj., was regarded as n.] reflexive or intensive form of THOU1: a var. of yourself … English World dictionary
thyself — [[t]ðaɪse̱lf[/t]] PRON REFL Thyself is an old fashioned, poetic, or religious word for yourself when you are talking to only one person. Love thy neighbour as thyself … English dictionary
thyself — see know thyself physician, heal thyself … Proverbs new dictionary
thyself — pronoun yourself (as the object of a verb or preposition or as an intensifier) Thou hast only thyself to blame … Wiktionary
thyself — pronoun Date: before 12th century archaic yourself used especially in ecclesiastical or literary language and sometimes by Friends especially among themselves … New Collegiate Dictionary
thyself — /dhuy self /, pron. 1. an emphatic appositive to thou or thee. 2. a substitute for reflexive thee. [bef. 900; ME thi self (see THY, SELF (n.)); r. OE the self (see THEE, SELF ( … Universalium
thyself — thy|self [ðaıˈself] pron old use yourself … Dictionary of contemporary English
thyself — thy|self [ ðaı self ] pronoun an old word meaning yourself that was used for talking or writing to one person … Usage of the words and phrases in modern English
thyself — thyÂ·self || Ã°aÉª self pron. you, yourself … English contemporary dictionary