Definition of Traditional

1. Adjective. Consisting of or derived from tradition. "Traditional morality"




2. Adjective. Pertaining to time-honored orthodox doctrines. "The simple security of traditional assumptions has vanished"
Similar to: Orthodox
Derivative terms: Tradition, Tradition, Traditionality

Definition of Traditional

1. a. Of or pertaining to tradition; derived from tradition; communicated from ancestors to descendants by word only; transmitted from age to age without writing; as, traditional opinions; traditional customs; traditional expositions of the Scriptures.

Definition of Traditional

1. Adjective. Of or pertaining to tradition; derived from tradition; communicated from ancestors to descendants by word only; transmitted from age to age without writing; as, traditional opinions; traditional customs; traditional expositions of the Scriptures. ¹

2. Adjective. Observant of tradition; attached to old customs; old-fashioned. ¹

3. Adjective. In lieu of the name of the composer of a piece of music, whose real name is lost in the mists of time. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Traditional

1. [adj]

Lexicographical Neighbors of Traditional

tradie
tradies
trading
trading card
trading cards
trading floor
trading in
trading operations
trading partner
trading pit
trading post
trading posts
trading stamp
tradings
tradition
traditional
traditional Chinese medicine
traditional art
traditional arts
traditional counties
traditional county
traditional knowledge
traditional marriages
traditional medicine
traditional medicines
traditional owner
traditionalism
traditionalisms
traditionalist

Literary usage of Traditional

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Trukese-English Dictionary by Ward Hunt Goodenough, Hiroshi Sugita (1980)
"a month in the traditional sidereal calendar. Seeta (nu. ... the traditional sixth sidereal month, according to most fifth month. ..."

2. The Republic of Plato by Plato, Benjamin Jowett (1881)
"Reserving for another place the greater questions of religion or education, we may note further, (i) the approval of the old traditional education of Greece ..."

3. The Works of Hubert Howe Bancroft by Hubert Howe Bancroft (1886)
"... were introduced from the Old at a period long preceding any to which we are carried by the traditional or monumental annals of either continent. ..."

4. Dictionary of Philosophy and Psychology: Including Many of the Principal by James Mark Baldwin (1901)
"But although the traditional logic of the textbooks cannot claim the unity of an independent science—being, in fact, an amalgam of elements from different ..."

5. The Catholic Encyclopedia: An International Work of Reference on the by Charles George Herbermann (1913)
"Thomas accepts it is presumably due to the fact that he found it in possession, and recognized as the traditional definition. He explains it in terms that ..."

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