Zeitgeist Definition

tsītgīst, zīt-
noun
The spirit of the age; trend of thought and feeling in a period.
Webster's New World
Alternative capitalization of zeitgeist.
Wiktionary

Other Word Forms of Zeitgeist

Noun

Singular:
zeitgeist
Plural:
zeitgeister, zeitgeists

Origin of Zeitgeist

  • German Zeit time (from Middle High German zīt) (from Old High German dā- in Indo-European roots) Geist spirit poltergeist

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • Borrowing from German Zeitgeist (“time-spirit").

    From Wiktionary

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