the Enlightenment

noun

Definition of the Enlightenment

: a movement of the 18th century that stressed the belief that science and logic give people more knowledge and understanding than tradition and religion

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“The Enlightenment.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/the%20Enlightenment. Accessed 22 Jun. 2021.

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