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Origin of New Age
OTHER WORDS FROM New AgeNew Ager, noun
Example sentences from the Web for new age
And that original score that kicks in as a new-age Millennium Falcon swoops into view is sure to get you going.
On the other hand, in the West, he is just a series of new-age slogans—“Love is peace,” “Truth is everything.”Aravind Adiga on Gandhi's Forgotten Legacy of Manliness|Aravind Adiga|April 13, 2011|DAILY BEAST
British Dictionary definitions for new age
- a philosophy, originating in the late 1980s, characterized by a belief in alternative medicine, astrology, spiritualism, etc
- (as modifier)New Age therapies
Cultural definitions for new age
A general term covering a wide variety of alternative spiritual and philosophical movements and beliefs. Arising mainly during the 1980s, New Age teachings range from the efficacy of crystals, to a belief in reincarnation, to the advocacy of holistic and other approaches to personal health and global ecology.