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individualist

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noun in·di·vid·u·al·ist \-list\

Simple Definition of individualist

  • : a person who does things without being concerned about what other people will think

Full Definition of individualist

  1. 1 :  one that pursues a markedly independent course in thought or action

  2. 2 :  one that advocates or practices individualism

individualist or in·di·vid·u·al·is·tic play \-ˌvij-wə-ˈlis-tik, -ˌvi-jə-wə-, -ˌvi-jə-ˈlis-\ adjective
in·di·vid·u·al·is·ti·cal·ly play \-ˈlis-ti-k(ə-)lē\ adverb

Examples of individualist

  1. The school encourages children to be individualists.

  2. <an individualist who steadfastly refuses to do what everyone else is doing>



1840

First Known Use of individualist

1840



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