him/herself

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him/herself (third person, singular, plural themselves)

  1. Himself or herself; singular of themselves, used as a reflexive and gender-neutral reference to the third-person singular.
    • 2003, Hennie J. Marsman, Women in Ugarit and Israel: their social and religious position in the context of the ancient Near East, BRILL, ISBN 9789004117327, page 227:
      Johannes de Moor has argued convincingly that the Priestly writer assumed the first human being was androgynous, both male and female, like God him/herself.