New Age

(redirected from New-Agey)
Also found in: Medical, Encyclopedia.

New Age

adj.
1. Of or relating to a complex of spiritual and consciousness-raising movements originating in the 1970s and covering a range of themes from a belief in spiritualism and reincarnation to advocacy of holistic approaches to health and ecology.
2. Of, relating to, or resembling New Age music.
n.
A style of modern music characterized by a relaxing or dreamy texture derived from quiet harmonies and drones, often incorporating synthesizers and acoustic and ethnic instrumentation.

New Ager n.
New′-Ag′ey (-ā′jē) adj.

New Age

n
1. (Philosophy)
a. a philosophy, originating in the late 1980s, characterized by a belief in alternative medicine, astrology, spiritualism, etc
b. (as modifier): New Age therapies.
2. (Pop Music) short for New Age music

New′ Age′


adj.
1. of or pertaining to a movement espousing a broad range of philosophies and practices traditionally viewed as occult, metaphysical, or paranormal.
2. of or pertaining to an unintrusive style of music using both acoustic and electronic instruments and drawing on classical music, jazz, and rock.
n.
3. the New Age movement.
[1970–75]
New′ Ag′er, n.

New Age

An interrelated set of philosophical and spiritual beliefs becoming more widespread since the 1980s. Important elements are spiritualism, belief in reincarnation, alternative healing, and astrology.
Translations
New Agenewage

New Age

adj & nNew Age (f) inv
References in periodicals archive ?
This literature has spawned the abundant use of new-agey words like "embedded" and "facilitative" and "aligned," to the point where it is difficult to know what those words mean.
With a light touch that delves into the profound without getting too New-Agey, Lerner narrates how her search also leads her to a greater understanding of herself, the natural world, and our deep, spiritual connection with it.
After exploring twenty-something Millennial malaise in his 2004 hit "Garden State," Zach Braff shifts his attention to mid-thirties, post-marital anomie in "Wish I Was Here," a cloying compendium of follow-your-dreams platitudes, new-agey spirituality and mawkish, father-son deathbed bonding that strains so hard to recapture "Garden State's" calculating but effective blend of whimsy and pathos that it nearly gives itself a hernia.
An older woman who worked there was a weirdo like me, into a lot of new-agey, metaphysical stuff and before I left she told me to always remember that I was an electric guest of the universe.
When attending spas abroad, the IDF's finest should take care to cover only one eye with a cucumber slice, using the other one to scope out members of Hezbollah masquerading as attractive, New-Agey masseuses.
This unlikely couple consists of the defiantly working-class, new-agey, tattooed mother of countless children, Miriam, and Henry, a renowned theatre and film director.
Certainly fodder for some New-Agey appropriation, especially when done well, like in Swedish label Patouf's lima platform.
The use of 'vitality' in the market is mostly just a new-agey way of saying 'energy' and is not really hitting the sweet spot of vigor that is lacking in so many people," said Mr.
In his 'Jazzdelic Dreams' avatar, he chooses to focus on the new-agey styles set by John Coltrane and Charlie Parker.
Also less successful: Ong Keng Sen's The Continuum: Beyond the Killing Fields, was more a lecture demonstration about Pol Pot's reign of terror in Cambodia; an arm-flailing, unnamed exercise from Kubila'i Khan Investigations; and Spain's nouveau flamenca Rafaela Carrasco, who posed more than danced, to live, new-agey music.
It sounds New-Agey, but I just approach things as they appear to me.