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Definitions for traditionalism
trəˈdɪʃ ə nlˌɪz əmtra·di·tion·al·ism

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. traditionalism, traditionalitynoun

    strict adherence to traditional methods or teachings

  2. traditionalismnoun

    adherence to tradition (especially in cultural or religious matters)

  3. traditionalismnoun

    the doctrine that all knowledge was originally derived by divine revelation and that it is transmitted by traditions


  1. traditionalismnoun

    The adherence to traditional views or practices, especially with regard to cultural or religious matters.

  2. traditionalismnoun

    A philosophical system which makes tradition the supreme criterion and rule of certitude; the doctrine that human reason is of itself radically unable to know with certainty any truth or, at least, the fundamental truths of the metaphysical, moral, and religious order.


  1. traditionalism

    Traditionalism is a social and political philosophy that emphasizes the necessity and value of preserving traditional cultural and societal norms, values, systems, and institutions. It is grounded in the belief that human society is shaped by historical continuity and collective wisdom accumulated over time, and maintains that change should be gradual and carefully considered rather than radical or hasty. It often involves resistance to modernity, liberal ideologies, and progressive changes, placing high value on continuity, order, custom, and historical precedent.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of traditionalism in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of traditionalism in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Examples of traditionalism in a Sentence

  1. Selay Ghaffer:

    So the women of Afghanistan showed that we will not keep silent anymore... And we are not ready to accept more brutality and violence against women, so this is why we decided to carry the dead body of Farkhunda on our own shoulders and show to the world that not only men can do it and somehow broke the traditionalism that (a) man has to do this job.

  2. Elod Novak:

    We will cease to be the heirs of Attila the Hun if becoming a people's party means embracing a politically correct, careful traditionalism, we will become the same servants of big money as every party and government since (1989).

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