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Definitions for counterculture
ˈkaʊn tərˌkʌl tʃərcoun·ter·cul·ture

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. counterculturenoun

    a culture with lifestyles and values opposed to those of the established culture

Wiktionary

  1. counterculturenoun

    Any culture whose values and lifestyles are opposed to those of the established mainstream culture, especially to western culture

Wikipedia

  1. Counterculture

    A counterculture is a culture whose values and norms of behavior differ substantially from those of mainstream society, sometimes diametrically opposed to mainstream cultural mores. A countercultural movement expresses the ethos and aspirations of a specific population during a well-defined era. When oppositional forces reach critical mass, countercultures can trigger dramatic cultural changes. Prominent examples of countercultures in the Western world include the Levellers (1645–1650), Bohemianism (1850–1910), the more fragmentary counterculture of the Beat Generation (1944–1964), followed by the globalized counterculture of the 1960s (1964–1974).

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  1. counterculture

    A counterculture is a cultural group or movement whose values and norms of behavior oppose those of mainstream society. Often characterized by their rejection of conventional social standards and behaviors, countercultures can express their opposition through various means including, but not limited to, art, music, fashion, protest, and in some cases, their lifestyle. They are often associated with the desire for social and political change.

Wikidata

  1. Counterculture

    A counterculture is a subculture whose values and norms of behavior deviate from those of mainstream society, often in opposition to mainstream cultural mores. A countercultural movement expresses the ethos, aspirations, and dreams of a specific population during a well-defined era. When oppositional forces reach critical mass, countercultures can trigger dramatic cultural changes. Prominent examples of countercultures in Europe and North America include Romanticism, Bohemianism, the more fragmentary counterculture of the Beat Generation, and the Hippie counterculture.

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of counterculture in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of counterculture in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Examples of counterculture in a Sentence

  1. Jerry Garcia:

    It's pretty clear now that what looked like it might have been some kind of counterculture is, in reality, just the plain old chaos of undifferentiated weirdness.

  2. Michael Glenn:

    It seems like Bernie is representing the counterculture views, i think he represents a lot of the people who are kind of looking beyond Democrat or Republican.

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