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AGE OF REASON

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does Age of Reason mean? 

AGE OF REASON (noun)
  The noun AGE OF REASON has 1 sense:

1. a movement in the 18th century that advocated the use of reason in the reappraisal of accepted ideas and social institutions

  Familiarity information: AGE OF REASON used as a noun is very rare.


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AGE OF REASON (noun)


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Meaning:

A movement in the 18th century that advocated the use of reason in the reappraisal of accepted ideas and social institutions

Classified under:

Nouns denoting groupings of people or objects

Synonyms:

Age of Reason; Enlightenment

Hypernyms ("Age of Reason" is a kind of...):

reform movement (a movement intended to bring about social and humanitarian reforms)


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