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tabula rasa (n.)

"the mind in its primary state," 1530s, from Latin tabula rasa, literally "scraped tablet," from which writing has been erased, thus ready to be written on again, from tabula (see table (n.)) + rasa, fem. past participle of radere "to scrape away, erase" (see raze (v.)). A loan-translation of Aristotle's pinakis agraphos, literally "unwritten tablet" ("De anima," 7.22).

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Definitions of tabula rasa from WordNet

tabula rasa (n.)
a young mind not yet affected by experience (according to John Locke);
tabula rasa (n.)
an opportunity to start over without prejudice;
Synonyms: fresh start / clean slate
From wordnet.princeton.edu