Definition of New Age in English:

New Age

noun

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

    [as modifier] ‘the New Age movement’
    • ‘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.’
    • ‘His works have gained a following among those following a New Age spirituality.’
    • ‘Today, the island is a haven for artists and New Age types.’
    • ‘They don't romanticize the instrument's folk origins or go in for New Age contrivances.’
    • ‘Since, most of the wisdom that New Age draws upon, is based upon Ancient Wisdom.’
    • ‘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.’
    • ‘Fortunately, the touchy-feely New Age pretensions don't spoil the fun.’
    • ‘These are just some things to watch out for when evaluating New Age services.’
    • ‘Much of this sounds as if it belonged on an alchemist's parchment or perhaps in some New Age yoga manual.’
    • ‘There is no need to buy expensive tools from some overpriced New Age shop.’
    • ‘These New Age messages differed little from what some mainstream churches had to offer.’
    • ‘Some people equate the concept of holistic health with the New Age movement.’
    • ‘Alas, I turned to New Age beliefs and practices including horoscopes and crystals.’
    • ‘In today's New Age mass market, where a guru is born every minute, the Dalai Lama has remained contemporary.’
    • ‘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.’
    • ‘Angel therapy is a type of New Age therapy based on the notion that communicating with angels is the key to healing.’
    • ‘If I were into meditation or some other New Age sort of thing I could see myself meditating to it.’
    • ‘Every bookstore worth its name carries at least a decently-sized New Age section.’

Pronunciation:

New Age

/ˈˌn(y)o͞o ˈāj/