- The definition of a reformation is a correction or improvement, or a religious movement in the 16th century.
- An example of a reformation is a drug addict giving up drugs.
- An example of a reformation is the religious movement that changed some of the practices in the Roman Catholic Church and formed the Protestant churches.
reformation definition by Webster's New World
Origin: Middle English reformacion ; from Classical Latin reformatio
- reformational adjective
reformation definition by American Heritage Dictionary
- The act of reforming or the state of being reformed.
- Reformation A 16th-century movement in Western Europe that aimed at reforming some doctrines and practices of the Roman Catholic Church and resulted in the establishment of the Protestant churches.
- refˌor·maˈtion·al adjective
reformation - Business Definition
reformation - Cultural Definition
A religious movement in the sixteenth century that began as an attempted reform of the Roman Catholic Church but resulted in the founding of Protestant churches separate from it. Some of the leaders of the Reformation were Martin Luther, John Calvin, and John Knox. The Reformation was established in England after King Henry VIII declared himself head of the Christian Church in that country.
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