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New Thought

a system of doctrine and practice originating in the 19th century and stressing the power of thought to control physical and mental events.
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New Thoughter, New Thoughtist, noun Unabridged
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  • There is no more brilliant hope on earth to-day than this New Thought about the child.

    The home Charlotte Perkins Gilman
  • Then, as a New Thought came to the magnate, he spoke with a trace of anxiety.

    Within the Law Marvin Dana
  • Now the new song rises, the brain tingles to New Thought, the heart craves for new activity.

  • But still—a New Thought had begun to obtrude itself unwelcomely.

    Four Girls and a Compact Annie Hamilton Donnell
  • Then at last a New Thought came to her relief, but it did not give her the peace of mind that she desired.

    The Man From Brodney's George Barr McCutcheon
  • But Raish did not press the point, for at that moment a New Thought came to him.

    Galusha the Magnificent Joseph C. Lincoln
  • Suddenly he halted, staring about over the prairie, obsessed by a New Thought, an aroused suspicion.

    Keith of the Border Randall Parrish
  • Evidently "New Thought" and the practice of medicine had once more clashed.

    The Woman-Haters Joseph C. Lincoln
  • It was at this juncture in life that a New Thought came to Jean Baptiste.

    The Homesteader Oscar Micheaux
British Dictionary definitions for New Thought

New Thought

a movement interested in spiritual healing and the power of constructive thinking
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