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zeitgeist

Saltos de línea: zeit|geist
Pronunciación: /ˈzʌɪtɡʌɪst
 
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Definición de zeitgeist en inglés:

sustantivo

[in singular]
The defining spirit or mood of a particular period of history as shown by the ideas and beliefs of the time: the story captured the zeitgeist of the late 1960s
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • When the young Beethoven arrived in Vienna in 1792, the musical zeitgeist was defined by Haydn and Mozart.
  • In many ways the Perrons' story captured the zeitgeist last year.
  • The stories capture the zeitgeist of the experience, if not the objective reality.

Origen

mid 19th century: from German Zeitgeist, from Zeit 'time' + Geist 'spirit'.

Derivados

zeitgeisty

1
adjetivo ( informal )
Example sentences
  • To hear some people talk, their subsequent actions amount to a cautionary tale about this most zeitgeisty side of modern capitalism.
  • Hitching a lift on such a zeitgeisty channel could be the making of a rookie presenter's career.
  • The idea of "respect" in politics seemed so zeitgeisty a couple of years ago but today it's almost a dirty word.

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