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New Thought

a system of doctrine and practice originating in the 19th century and stressing the power of thought to control physical and mental events.
Origin of New Thought
First recorded in 1885-90
Related forms
New Thoughter, New Thoughtist, noun Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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  • Then, as a New Thought came to the magnate, he spoke with a trace of anxiety.

    Within the Law Marvin Dana
  • But still—a New Thought had begun to obtrude itself unwelcomely.

    Four Girls and a Compact Annie Hamilton Donnell
  • But Raish did not press the point, for at that moment a New Thought came to him.

    Galusha the Magnificent Joseph C. Lincoln
  • Evidently "New Thought" and the practice of medicine had once more clashed.

    The Woman-Haters Joseph C. Lincoln
  • Suddenly out of my despair and my defiance a New Thought came to me.

  • It was no New Thought to him or to any other dweller in that region.

    Keziah Coffin Joseph C. Lincoln
  • But ere I could offer to get down, a New Thought increased my confusion.

  • This was a New Thought, and it filled his mind till he landed.

    A Rent In A Cloud Charles James Lever
  • But a New Thought stung him, turning him almost sick with a sense of loss.

    David Elginbrod George MacDonald
British Dictionary definitions for New Thought

New Thought

a movement interested in spiritual healing and the power of constructive thinking
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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