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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A conductor of souls to the afterworld.

Usage examples (28)
  • Hermes was their psychopomp
  • The psychopomp is a mediator between the unconscious and conscious realms.
  • We have seen that the original werewolf, howling in the wintry blast, is a kind of psychopomp, or leader of departed souls; he is the wild ancestor of the death-dog,...
  • Death is sometimes portrayed in fiction and occultism as angel of death (note that the name "Azrael" does not appear in any versions of either the psychopomp is a... for more
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