Associations to the word «Reformation»

Wiktionary

REFORMATION, noun. An improvement (or an intended improvement) in the existing form or condition of institutions or practices etc.; intended to make a striking change for the better in social or political or religious affairs.
REFORMATION, proper noun. The religious movement initiated by Martin Luther in the 16th century to reform the Roman Catholic Church.

Dictionary definition

REFORMATION, noun. Improvement (or an intended improvement) in the existing form or condition of institutions or practices etc.; intended to make a striking change for the better in social or political or religious affairs.
REFORMATION, noun. A religious movement of the 16th century that began as an attempt to reform the Roman Catholic Church and resulted in the creation of Protestant churches.
REFORMATION, noun. Rescuing from error and returning to a rightful course; "the reclamation of delinquent children".

Wise words

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Friedrich Nietzsche