Rousseauism

noun
Rous·​seau·​ism | \ ru̇-ˈsō-ˌi-zəm How to pronounce Rousseauism (audio) \

Definition of Rousseauism

1 : the philosophical, educational, and political doctrines of Jean Jacques Rousseau
2 : the return to or glorification of a simpler and more primitive way of life

Other Words from Rousseauism

Rousseauist \ ru̇-​ˈsō-​ist How to pronounce Rousseauist (audio) \ noun
Rousseauistic \ ˌrü-​ˌsō-​ˈi-​stik How to pronounce Rousseauistic (audio) , ru̇-​ \ adjective

First Known Use of Rousseauism

1825, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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“Rousseauism.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Rousseauism. Accessed 30 May. 2020.

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