Dictionary.com
definitions
  • synonyms

Age of Reason

noun
  1. any period in history, especially the 18th century in France, England, etc., characterized by a critical approach to religious, social, and philosophical matters that seeks to repudiate beliefs or systems not based on or justifiable by reason.
  2. (lowercase) the age at which a person is considered capable of distinguishing between right and wrong.
Show More
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018

British Dictionary definitions for age of reason

Age of Reason

noun
  1. the Age of Reason the 18th century in W EuropeSee also Enlightenment
Show More
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012