brave new world


noun

a new period in history resulting from major changes in society, especially technological; a future world or society experiencing positive and negative effects from major changes.

Nearby words

  1. bravado,
  2. bravais lattice,
  3. brave,
  4. brave face, put on a,
  5. brave it out,
  6. brave the elements,
  7. brave west winds,
  8. bravely,
  9. bravery,
  10. bravissimo

Origin of brave new world

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Brave New World

noun

a novel (1932) by Aldous Huxley.
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Culture definitions for brave new world

Brave New World

(1932) A novel by Aldous Huxley that depicts the potential horrors of life in the twenty-fifth century. The title comes from a line in the play The Tempest, by William Shakespeare.

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