ZEITGEIST

noun. the spirit of the times . It refers to a form of supraindividual mind at work in the world and developed in the cultural world view which pervades the ideas, outlooks, and emotions of a specific culture in a particular historical period.

ZEITGEIST: "The term "zeitgeist" was coined by Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel, a German philosopher."
Cite this page: Nugent, Pam M.S., "ZEITGEIST," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 29, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/zeitgeist/ (accessed June 25, 2017).
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