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brave new world

Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A world or realm of radically transformed existence, especially one in which technological progress has both positive and negative results.

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  • n. An ambitious, often utopian, vision of the future.
  • n. A significant change for the worse.

Etymologies

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

After Brave New World, title of a novel by Aldous Huxley (1894-1963).

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From the title of Aldous Huxley's 1932 novel Brave New World, which is in turn a reference to a line from William Shakespeare's play The Tempest (first performed around 1611).

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