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Rousseauism

[roo-soh-iz-uh m]
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noun
  1. the doctrines or principles of Jean Jacques Rousseau or his adherents.
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Origin of Rousseauism

First recorded in 1860–65; Rousseau + -ism
Related formsRous·seau·ist, Rous·seau·ite, nounRous·seau·is·tic, adjective
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Historical Examples

  • He warns America against paralleling the decadence of Rome (ibid., 25), suggesting a Rousseauistic equalitarianism.

    Benjamin Franklin

    Frank Luther Mott