free thought


noun

thought unrestrained by deference to authority, tradition, or established belief, especially in matters of religion.

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Origin of free thought

First recorded in 1705–15
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free thought

noun

thought unrestrained and uninfluenced by dogma or authority, esp in religious matters
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