Spenglerian

adjective

Spen·​gle·​ri·​an ˌshpeŋ-ˈglir-ē-ən How to pronounce Spenglerian (audio)
ˌspeŋ-,
-ˈlir-
: of or relating to the theory of world history developed by Oswald Spengler which holds that all major cultures undergo similar cyclical developments from birth to maturity to decay
Spenglerian noun

Word History

First Known Use

1922, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of Spenglerian was in 1922

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“Spenglerian.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Spenglerian. Accessed 22 Feb. 2024.

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