Spenglerian

adjective
Spen·​gle·​ri·​an | \ ˌshpeŋ-ˈglir-ē-ən How to pronounce Spenglerian (audio) , ˌspeŋ-, -ˈlir- \

Definition of Spenglerian

: 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

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Spenglerian noun

First Known Use of Spenglerian

1922, in the meaning defined above

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“Spenglerian.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Spenglerian. Accessed 27 January 2020.

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