anti-traditional

adjective

an·​ti-tra·​di·​tion·​al ˌan-tē-trə-ˈdi-sh(ə-)nəl How to pronounce anti-traditional (audio)
ˌan-tī-
: opposed to or hostile toward traditional methods and attitudes : emphatically and deliberately untraditional
Yet in their implications and inner meanings, these individualist values are profoundly anti-traditional.Christopher Lasch
anti-traditional art

Examples of anti-traditional in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Hipster culture is looking to bolster its anti-traditional amorality. Armond White, National Review, 6 Sep. 2023

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Word History

First Known Use

1829, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of anti-traditional was in 1829

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“Anti-traditional.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/anti-traditional. Accessed 15 Jul. 2024.

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