Associations to the word «Rousseau»

Wiktionary

ROUSSEAU, proper noun. A surname​.
ROUSSEAU, proper noun. Jean-Jacques Rousseau Swiss philosopher

Dictionary definition

ROUSSEAU, noun. French philosopher and writer born in Switzerland; believed that the natural goodness of man was warped by society; ideas influenced the French Revolution (1712-1778).
ROUSSEAU, noun. French primitive painter (1844-1910).

Wise words

Words are always getting conventionalized to some secondary meaning. It is one of the works of poetry to take the truants in custody and bring them back to their right senses.
William Butler Yeats