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
Conservative critiques of the counterculture ethos, of the reckless individualism of the liberal ideal, have been going on for decades (or longer).
While the 19th-century feminist and peace movements, like radical abolitionism, were driven by individualism, today’s progressives appear more committed to collective identities than to any particular position.
The book explored the essentiality of individualism, the stifling censorship to which Soviet intellectuals submitted themselves, and the euphoric liberation experienced by those who embraced nonconformity and its consequences.
Hacksaw Ridge is a film about individualism, about standing apart from a crowd and earning what's yours before considering the other.
But the flip side of individualism is greater social freedom.
There’s no aspect of American life that refutes that myth of radical individualism as surely as housing.
With model and activist Adwoa Aboah leading the pack, today’s Versus Versace Spring 2018 fashion show was an ode to individualism.
Now, after President Obama’s thawing with the island nation in 2014 and since Fidel Castro’s death in November, individualism is creeping out into the open.
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First Known Use of individualism
Synonymscrotchet, curiosity, eccentricity, erraticism, idiosyncrasy, kink, mannerism, oddity, peculiarity, quiddity, quip, quirk, singularity, tic, trick, twist
Related Wordsaffectation, airs; attribute, characteristic, mark, property, trait; custom, habit, pattern, practice (also practise), way, wont; addiction; abnormality, neuroticism, perversion, weirdness; disposition, genius, leaning, partiality; bent, inclination, penchant, predilection, predisposition, proclivity, propensity, tendency, turn; attitude, character, humor, identity, individuality, nature, personality, temperament
Near Antonymsconformity, sameness
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