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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - The general spirit or feeling of a period in history, as shown by people's ideas and beliefs at the time.

Usage examples (39)
  • Speed is a part of our zeitgeist; it is basic ... to our ability to produce.
  • "We like to do what we call zeitgeist covers," Ficarra said.
  • The zeitgeist is all about self; self at the expense of others.
  • Arianna Huffington says the "zeitgeist is calling" America's public schools. for more
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