Examples of individualism in a Sentence
a society that believes strongly in individualism
He was respected for his self-reliance and individualism.
Recent Examples of individualism from the Web
From Babe Ruth to Larry Bird, our clothing tell stories of triumph, individualism and hustle, preserving the old school and creating new legacies.
Even on its own terms, hyper-individualism is contradictory.
Cowboys, Fraser reminds us, became icons of self-sufficient, manly American individualism, men who avoided demeaning structures of authority in industrializing America.
Most Americans have an idealized concept of the Olympics, weaving together strands of nationalism, patriotism and individualism as tightly as the ancient Greeks braided laurel leaves and branches into wreaths for victors.
Thoreau drives to an extreme those implications of anarchic individualism which in the end must undercut both the fraternal vision and the democratic polity.
Some research has already begun to emerge on the group of young adults and teens known as iGen, whose political choices seem based on their experiences in a culture that values individualism.
It can be argued that the United States’ bedrock cultural individualism is the wellspring of the country’s history of innovation.
Protestant-tinged individualism remains the dominant language of the American right, which means the reactionary international will remain the politics of an elite minority, which is sometimes influential but rarely in control.
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INDIVIDUALISM Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of individualism for English Language Learners
: the belief that the needs of each person are more important than the needs of the whole society or group
: the actions or attitudes of a person who does things without being concerned about what other people will think
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