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Age of Reason

noun
1.
any period in history, especially the 18th century in France, England, etc., characterized by a critical approach to religious, social, and philosophical matters that seeks to repudiate beliefs or systems not based on or justifiable by reason.
2.
(lowercase) the age at which a person is considered capable of distinguishing between right and wrong.
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Age of Reason

noun
1.
the Age of Reason, the 18th century in W Europe See also Enlightenment
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