post-Ref·​or·​ma·​tion ˌpōst-ˌre-fər-ˈmā-shən How to pronounce post-Reformation (audio)
: occurring or existing after the Reformation
post-Reformation England
post-Reformation religious doctrines
Yet no matter how rulers dictated the practice of religion in a post-Reformation world, they could not quell intellectual doubt and religious dissent.Paula Findlen

Word History

First Known Use

1850, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of post-Reformation was in 1850

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“Post-Reformation.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 22 Apr. 2024.

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