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Definition of New Age in English:

noun

[often as modifier]
A broad movement characterized by alternative approaches to traditional Western culture, with an interest in spirituality, mysticism, holism, and environmentalism: the New Age movement
More example sentences
  • Some people equate the concept of holistic health with the New Age movement.
  • In many ways the New Age movement is the first successful manifestation of a holistic and multi-faceted approach to life.
  • Historically, there were several 19th Century antecedents of the New Age movement.

Derivatives

New Ageism

1
noun
Example sentences
  • I suppose the explosion of New Ageism, chaos, Modern Primitivism has all happened since then and he doesn't seem very rock 'n' roll anymore but it seemed pretty wild at the time…
  • This suggestion might be dismissed as abandoning scholarship in favour of the misty realms of ley lines and earnest unwashed New Ageism.
  • Internet searches relating to New Ageism, dolphins and dolphin-assisted therapy reveal a large community of people around the world interested in the supposed spiritual connection between humans and dolphins.

New Ager

2
noun
Example sentences
  • Though the signs are not described as letters of the runic alphabet, some New Agers have interpreted this passage as evidence both of the existence of runes in the first century and their use in divination.
  • It is a review of New Spirituality, Self, and Belonging: How New Agers and Neo-Pagans Talk about Themselves by Jon P. Bloch.
  • What's the difference between a Pagan and a New Ager?

New Agey

3
adjective
Example sentences
  • But last year, some began wearing a New Agey neck charm purported to enhance performance under stress.
  • The New Agey part, which I have been identified with, is just one little part of what I do.
  • I dare say that hocus-pocus New Agey material has always been around but has only in recent years migrated from radio to the internet.

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