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tra·di·tion·al·ism

 (trə-dĭsh′ə-nə-lĭz′əm)
n.
1. Adherence to tradition, especially in cultural or religious practice.
2. A system holding that all knowledge is derived from original divine revelation and is transmitted by tradition.

tra·di′tion·al·ist adj. & n.
tra·di′tion·al·is′tic adj.

traditionalism

(trəˈdɪʃənəˌlɪzəm)
n
1. (Philosophy) the doctrine that all knowledge originates in divine revelation and is perpetuated by tradition
2. adherence to tradition, esp in religion
traˈditionalist n, adj
traˌditionalˈistic adj

tra•di•tion•al•ism

(trəˈdɪʃ ə nlˌɪz əm)

n.
1. adherence to tradition as authority, esp. in matters of religion.
2. the doctrine that knowledge of religious truth is derived from divine revelation and received by traditional instruction.
[1855–60]
tra•di′tion•al•ist, n., adj.

traditionalism

adherence to tradition, rather than to revelation, independent Bible study, or individual reasoning, as the authority controlling religious knowledge and practice. — traditionalist, n.traditionalistic, adj.
See also: Catholicism
the tendency to submerge individual opinions or creativity in ideas or methods inherited from the past, distinguished from conventionalism in having reference more to the past than to the present. Also called traditionism. See also catholicism. — traditionalist, n.
See also: Attitudes
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.traditionalism - strict adherence to traditional methods or teachingstraditionalism - strict adherence to traditional methods or teachings
orthodoxy - the quality of being orthodox (especially in religion)
academicism, academism, scholasticism - orthodoxy of a scholastic variety
2.traditionalism - adherence to tradition (especially in cultural or religious matters)traditionalism - adherence to tradition (especially in cultural or religious matters)
adherence, adhesion, attachment - faithful support for a cause or political party or religion; "attachment to a formal agenda"; "adherence to a fat-free diet"; "the adhesion of Seville was decisive"
faith, religion, religious belief - a strong belief in a supernatural power or powers that control human destiny; "he lost his faith but not his morality"
3.traditionalism - the doctrine that all knowledge was originally derived by divine revelation and that it is transmitted by traditionstraditionalism - the doctrine that all knowledge was originally derived by divine revelation and that it is transmitted by traditions
philosophical doctrine, philosophical theory - a doctrine accepted by adherents to a philosophy
Translations

traditionalism

[trəˈdɪʃnəlɪzəm] Ntradicionalismo m

traditionalism

[trəˈdɪʃənəlɪzəm] ntraditionalisme m

traditionalism

nFesthalten ntam Alten, Traditionalismus m

traditionalism

[trəˈdɪʃnəˌlɪzm] ntradizionalismo
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