What does rugged individualism mean?

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. rugged individualism(noun)

    individualism in social and economic affairs; belief not only in personal liberty and self-reliance but also in free competition


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of rugged individualism in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of rugged individualism in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Lewis Lapham:

    Except in a few well-publicized instances (enough to lend credence to the iconography painted on the walls of the media), the rigorous practice of rugged individualism usually leads to poverty, ostracism and disgrace. The rugged individualist is too often mistaken for the misfit, the maverick, the spoilsport, the sore thumb.

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