Definition of Counterculture

1. Noun. A culture with lifestyles and values opposed to those of the established culture.

Generic synonyms: Culture
Specialized synonyms: Flower Power



Definition of Counterculture

1. Noun. Any culture whose values and lifestyles are opposed to those of the established mainstream culture, especially to western culture ¹

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Definition of Counterculture

1. [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Counterculture

counterconditioning
countercorruption
countercounterargument
countercounterarguments
countercountermeasure
countercountermeasures
countercoup
countercoups
countercries
countercry
countercultural
counterculturalism
counterculturalist
counterculturalists
counterculturally
counterculture (current term)
countercultures
countercurrent
countercurrent distribution
countercurrent exchanger
countercurrent mechanism
countercurrent multiplier
countercurrents
countercurse
countercurses
countercyclical
countercyclicality
countercyclically
counterdefense
counterdefenses

Literary usage of Counterculture

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1. Youth & Drugs: Society's Mixed Messages edited by Hank Resnik (1994)
"Countercultural motives persisted after the 1960s, but the counterculture foundered both from external pressures (above all, the end of the economic boom) ..."

2. One America Indivisible: A National Conversation on American Pluralism and by Sheldon Hackney (1999)
"At the same time, the counterculture tore away what it saw as the repressive ... Slogans of the counterculture reverberated with alternative values: "make ..."

3. The Legitimacy of International Organizations by Jean-Marc Coicaud (2001)
"Facilitated by the Internet, this global counterculture has helped a transnational coalition of individuals to organize around symbols, such as the WTO, ..."

4. Open Source Democracy: how online communication is changing offline politics by Douglas Rushkoff (2003)
"Many of these early technology and media pioneers would not have considered themselves to be part of a counterculture at all. Indeed, many new models for ..."

5. Outside the Boxby Dan Allosso by Dan Allosso (2007)
"I don't feel like it's counterculture. More like we're building our own culture. Like we're living in the wreckage of the old world, trying to start over. ..."

6. Technologies for Understanding and Preventing Substance Abuse and Addiction by DIANE Publishing Company (1996)
"Polydrug use in the counterculture of the 1960s. TABLE 7-1: The Social Contexts of Drug Use and Abuse Drug use as part of a larger lifestyle/identity Drug ..."

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