traditionalism


tra·di·tion·al·ism

noun \trə-ˈdish-nə-ˌli-zəm, -ˈdi-shə-nəl-ˌi-\

Definition of TRADITIONALISM

1
:  adherence to the doctrines or practices of a tradition
2
:  the beliefs of those opposed to modernism, liberalism, or radicalism
tra·di·tion·al·ist \-list, -ist\ noun or adjective
tra·di·tion·al·is·tic \-ˌdish-nə-ˈlis-tik, -ˌdi-shə-nəl-ˈis-\ adjective

Examples of TRADITIONALISM

  1. <a staunch supporter of grammatical traditionalism, my English teacher didn't care what the experts in linguistics said>

First Known Use of TRADITIONALISM

1856

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