Definition of Traditionalist

1. Noun. One who adheres to traditional views.

Exact synonyms: Diehard
Generic synonyms: Conservative, Conservativist
Specialized synonyms: Rip Van Winkle
Derivative terms: Die Hard, Traditionalism, Traditionalism, Traditionalistic



2. Adjective. Stubbornly conservative and narrow-minded.
Exact synonyms: Hidebound
Similar to: Conservative

Definition of Traditionalist

1. n. An advocate of, or believer in, traditionalism; a traditionist.

Definition of Traditionalist

1. Noun. A person who adheres to tradition, especially in cultural or religious practices ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Traditionalist

1. [n -S]

Lexicographical Neighbors of Traditionalist

tradition
traditional
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traditional art
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traditional counties
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traditional knowledge
traditional marriages
traditional medicine
traditional medicines
traditional owner
traditionalism
traditionalisms
traditionalist (current term)
traditionalistic
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traditionaries
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traditioner
traditionist

Literary usage of Traditionalist

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

1. Epistemology; Or, The Theory of Knowledge: An Introduction to General by Peter Coffey (1917)
"GENERAL CRITICISM OF traditionalist THEORIES.— We shall see in the course ... Accordingly the traditionalist theory is erroneous. The theory proclaims the ..."

2. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and General by Thomas Spencer Baynes (1888)
"But if «officient account baa not yet been taken by many anti-traditionalist critics of the data w'hich conflict with the Babylonian origin of Isa. ..."

3. Fine Art, Chiefly Contemporary: Notices Re-printed, with Revisions by William Michael Rossetti (1867)
"The most usual or most accepted model of the traditionalist is Raphael, ... The traditionalist dresses his figures in blankets which were never worn, ..."

4. Liberalism, Modernism and Tradition: Bishop Paddock Lectures, 1922 by Oliver Chase Quick (1922)
"The traditionalist has in truth a damaging repartee to make to his critics. It does seem paradoxical that the revelation of man's infinite insignificance in ..."

5. Christian Apologetics: A Series of Addresses Delivered Before the Christian by George Henslow, Walter Warren Seton (1903)
"This principle is ridiculed in a story of a Moslem traditionalist to whom wine was ... How," asked the traditionalist, " do you know that it is wine? ..."

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