1Characterized by individualism; independent and self-reliant.
- They had left the feudal system of Scotland for a more individualistic way of life.
- The warm, fuzzy rhetoric of the sisterhood is completely at odds with our brutal, individualistic, competitive society.
- Globalization depends on an ideology of accumulating wealth, personal glory, or individualistic freedom, she said.
2Marked by or expressing individuality; unconventional: her work is quirky and genuinely individualistic
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- Thirdly, English witchcraft beliefs made the suspects very individualistic.
- In recent years a number of artists have worked from a more individualistic perspective.
- The execution may have been a step back from the July performance, but the interpretation was notably different more individualistic and worked-out.
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- Emphasizing feelings of uniqueness, omnipotence, and invulnerability helps the adolescent to conceive of the self individualistically, i.e. apart from family ties.
- All of this - the work, the yoga, the meetings, ‘advice’ and so-called training - was aimed at making us think individualistically, and not politically.
- It imagines the world communally, not individualistically.
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