Definition of Rousseauvian in US English:

Rousseauvian

adjective

  • = Rousseauian.

Origin

Early 19th century; earliest use found in James Mackintosh (1765–1832), political writer and politician. From the name of Jean-Jacques Rousseau + -ian, on the pattern of Latinized forms of proper names ending in -w or -we.

Pronunciation

Rousseauvian

/ruːˈsəʊvɪən/