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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.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.traditionalist - one who adheres to traditional viewstraditionalist - one who adheres to traditional views
conservative, conservativist - a person who is reluctant to accept changes and new ideas
Rip van Winkle - a person oblivious to social changes
Adj.1.traditionalist - stubbornly conservative and narrow-mindedtraditionalist - stubbornly conservative and narrow-minded
conservative - resistant to change

traditionalist

adjective
Strongly favoring retention of the existing order:
noun
One who strongly favors retention of the existing order:
Translations

traditionalist

[trəˈdɪʃnəlɪst]
A. ADJtradicionalista
B. Ntradicionalista mf

traditionalist

[trəˈdɪʃənəlɪst]
ntraditionaliste mf
adj [idea, argument] → traditionaliste; [organization] → traditionaliste

traditionalist

nTraditionalist(in) m(f)
adjtraditionsgebunden, an Traditionen hängend or festhaltend

traditionalist

[trəˈdɪʃnəlɪst] adj & ntradizionalista (m/f)
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