individualism meaning, individualism definition | English Cobuild dictionary

Search also in: Web News Encyclopedia Images


1       n-uncount   You use individualism to refer to the behaviour of someone who likes to think and do things in their own way, rather than imitating other people.  
He is struck by what he calls the individualism of American officers.     
2       n-uncount   Individualism is the belief that economics and politics should not be controlled by the state.  
...the strong individualism in their political culture.     
Translation English Cobuild Collins Dictionary  


egocentricity, egoism, freethinking, independence, originality, self-direction, self-interest, self-reliance  

English Collins Dictionary - English synonyms & Thesaurus  

Add your entry in the Collaborative Dictionary.