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Hasil cari dari kata atau frase: Reformation(0.01337 detik)
Found 3 items, similar to Reformation.
English → Indonesian (quick)
English → English (WordNet)
n 1: 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
2: 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 [syn: Protestant Reformation
3: rescuing from error and returning to a rightful course; “the
reclamation of delinquent children” [syn: reclamation]
English → English (gcide)
Reformation \Ref`or*ma"tion\ (r?f`?r*m?"sh?n), n. [F.
r['e]formation, L. reformatio.]
1. The act of reforming, or the state of being reformed;
change from worse to better; correction or amendment of
life, manners, or of anything vicious or corrupt; as, the
reformation of manners; reformation of the age;
reformation of abuses.
Satire lashes vice into reformation. --Dryden.
2. Specifically (Eccl. Hist.), the important religious
movement commenced by Luther early in the sixteenth
century, which resulted in the formation of the various
Syn: Reform; amendment; correction; rectification.
Usage: Reformation, Reform. Reformation is a more
thorough and comprehensive change than reform. It is
applied to subjects that are more important, and
results in changes which are more lasting. A
reformation involves, and is followed by, many
particular reforms. “The pagan converts mention this
great reformation of those who had been the greatest
sinners, with that sudden and surprising change which
the Christian religion made in the lives of the most
profligate.” --Addison. “A variety of schemes,
founded in visionary and impracticable ideas of
reform, were suddenly produced.” --Pitt.