transvaluation

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Etymology[edit]

trans +‎ valuation, calque of German Umwertung.

Noun[edit]

transvaluation ‎(plural transvaluations)

  1. A second or subsequent valuation made using a different standard or principle.
    • 1918, Friedrich Nietzsche, The Antichrist, trans. H. L. Mencken
      Let us not under-estimate this fact: that we ourselves, we free spirits, are already a “transvaluation of all values,” a visualized declaration of war and victory against all the old concepts of “true” and “not true.”

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