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  1. noble savage

    • IPA[ˈnōbəl ˈsavij]

    美式

    • n.
      a representative of primitive humankind as idealized in romantic literature, symbolizing the innate goodness of humanity when free from the corrupting influence of civilization
    • noun: noble savage, plural noun: noble savages

    • 釋義

    名詞

    • 1. a representative of primitive humankind as idealized in romantic literature, symbolizing the innate goodness of humanity when free from the corrupting influence of civilization guilt over the genocide of indigenous peoples led to an exaltation of the noble savage