Age Of Reason Definition

An era during which rational thought is prominent or esteemed, especially the Enlightenment in western Europe.
American Heritage
A period of European history in the 18th cent. noted for belief in the ability of reason to discover truth, shape society, etc.
Webster's New World
An age at which a person is considered capable of making reasoned judgments.
American Heritage
The age at which a child is presumed to know right from wrong and be capable of responsible action.
Webster's New World

(Roman Catholicism) Seven years of age, at which age a person is morally liable for the sins that he or she commits.


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