age of reason definition

  • noun:
    • a time for which rationalism prevails, especially the amount of the Enlightenment in England, France, together with United States.
    • An age from which a person is considered capable of making reasoned judgments.
    • Seven years old, at which age a person is morally accountable for the sins that he or she commits.
    • a movement in European countries from about 1650 until 1800 that advocated the employment of explanation and individualism in the place of custom and established doctrine

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