Definition of New Age in English:

New Age


  • often as modifier A broad movement characterized by alternative approaches to traditional Western culture, with an interest in spirituality, mysticism, holism, and environmentalism.

    ‘the New Age movement’
    • ‘His works have gained a following among those following a New Age spirituality.’
    • ‘There is no need to buy expensive tools from some overpriced New Age shop.’
    • ‘Fortunately, the touchy-feely New Age pretensions don't spoil the fun.’
    • ‘Much of this sounds as if it belonged on an alchemist's parchment or perhaps in some New Age yoga manual.’
    • ‘Alas, I turned to New Age beliefs and practices including horoscopes and crystals.’
    • ‘Since, most of the wisdom that New Age draws upon, is based upon Ancient Wisdom.’
    • ‘These New Age messages differed little from what some mainstream churches had to offer.’
    • ‘Angel therapy is a type of New Age therapy based on the notion that communicating with angels is the key to healing.’
    • ‘They don't romanticize the instrument's folk origins or go in for New Age contrivances.’
    • ‘Every bookstore worth its name carries at least a decently-sized New Age section.’
    • ‘If I were into meditation or some other New Age sort of thing I could see myself meditating to it.’
    • ‘Also featured will be children's activities from bread-making to karaoke, an outdoor pizza oven, and a New Age fair.’
    • ‘The chief purpose of the text seems to be to caution Catholics on the distinction between New Age beliefs and Roman Catholic doctrine.’
    • ‘Today, the island is a haven for artists and New Age types.’
    • ‘Historically, there were several 19th Century antecedents of the New Age movement.’
    • ‘In many ways the New Age movement is the first successful manifestation of a holistic and multi-faceted approach to life.’
    • ‘Not for me the New Age rock bands with names I cannot pronounce and lyrics I can neither hear nor understand - or so I thought.’
    • ‘In today's New Age mass market, where a guru is born every minute, the Dalai Lama has remained contemporary.’
    • ‘These are just some things to watch out for when evaluating New Age services.’
    • ‘Some people equate the concept of holistic health with the New Age movement.’


  • New Ager

      • ‘What's the difference between a Pagan and a New Ager?’
      • ‘A miracle to a New Ager is not God's intervention into this world to perform His will but the realization of the true reality that God is all and that you are God.’
      • ‘Though the signs are not described as letters of the runic alphabet, some New Agers have interpreted this passage as evidence both of the existence of runes in the first century and their use in divination.’
      • ‘Not because she is a New Ager or something but because that's how she was raised.’
      • ‘It is a review of New Spirituality, Self, and Belonging: How New Agers and Neo-Pagans Talk about Themselves by Jon P. Bloch.’


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