Damascene conversion

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Etymology[edit]

From the conversion of St. Paul to Christianity on the road to Damascus.

Noun[edit]

Damascene conversion (plural Damascene conversions)

  1. A sudden and complete change in one's beliefs.
    • 2022 May 4, Anthony Lambert, “A revolution in ticketing”, in RAIL, number 956, page 33:
      But unless there is a Damascene conversion in the Treasury, the chances of the UK Government following suit currently look slim.

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