Rousseauism

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noun Rous·seau·ism \ru̇-ˈsō-ˌi-zəm\

Definition of Rousseauism

  1. 1 :  the philosophical, educational, and political doctrines of Jean Jacques Rousseau

  2. 2 :  the return to or glorification of a simpler and more primitive way of life

Rousseauist

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Rousseauistic

play \ˌrü-ˌsō-ˈis-tik, ru̇-\ adjective

First Known Use of rousseauism

1825

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