Return to Press Center
Updated: November 6, 2001
zeit·geist | Pronunciation:
| Function: noun | Etymology: German, from Zeit (time) + Geist (spirit)
| Date: 1884 | Meaning: the general intellectual, moral, and cultural
climate of an era
from Merriam-Webster's Collegiate® Dictionary at www.Merriam-Webster.com
by Merriam-Webster, Incorporated.
information is free for your use, with the appropriate attribution
to Google Inc. We welcome your feedback, suggestions, and questions.