New Thought


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

Related forms

New Thoughter, New Thoughtist, noun Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for new thought

  • It was a ‘new-thought’ tea––a deep, brain-racking, forefinger-on-the-brow function.

    'Charge It'|Irving Bacheller

British Dictionary definitions for new thought

New Thought


a movement interested in spiritual healing and the power of constructive thinking
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