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Definition of Zeitgeist

Zeitgeist

  1. The spirit of the time; the general intellectual and moral state or temper characteristic of any period of time.

Zeitgeist Quotations

Everything we say signifies; everything counts, that we put out into the world. It impacts on kids, it impacts on the zeitgeist of the time.
Meryl Streep

Many of my works fall into the category of 'Zeitgeist novels'. Yet I hope that they aren't only reportage, but also attempts to convey the sense of the present to the future.
Will Self

The apparent pointlessness of fashion may be just what makes it so strong as a zeitgeist sensor. Even I, a designer, do not know why a certain proportion feels dated or why another one feels exciting at a given moment. I leave that to the cultural historians and theorists.
Jil Sander

Anonymous is not an organization. It is an idea, a zeitgeist, coupled with a set of social and technical practices.
Yochai Benkler

Women's issues have always been a part of my life. My goal is to bring the word 'feminism' back into the zeitgeist and reframe it.
Annie Lennox
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