- 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
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It was a ‘new-thought’ tea––a deep, brain-racking, forefinger-on-the-brow function.'Charge It'
- a movement interested in spiritual healing and the power of constructive thinking
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