Share this entry
counterstory Syllabification: coun·ter·sto·ry
Pronunciation: /ˈkoun(t)ərˌstôrē/

Definition of counterstory in English:


An alternative or opposing narrative or explanation.
Example sentences
  • These counterstories become the basis for redefining strength and developing healthier, non-violent lifestyles.
  • The narratives employed in their counterstories demonstrate further these presidents' emotional intelligence as conceptualized by Gardner and Goleman.
  • If dominant stories tell tales that force everyone into one mold or belief, then counterstories are all those stories that don't fit the mold.
Share this entry

What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.

Subscribe to remove ads and access premium resources