HyperDic: individualism

English > 3 senses of the word individualism:
NOUNattributeindividualism, individuality, individuationthe quality of being individual
cognitionindividualisma belief in the importance of the individual and the virtue of self-reliance and personal independence
cognitionindividualism, laissez fairethe doctrine that government should not interfere in commercial affairs
individualism > pronunciation
Soundsih.ndihvihduw'ahlih.zahm
Rhymesabolitionism ... zirconium: 557 rhymes with ahm...
English > individualism: 3 senses > noun 1, attribute
MeaningThe quality of being individual.
Synonymsindividuality, individuation
Attributesindividual, singleBeing or characteristic of a single thing or person
Narrowerpeculiarity, specialness, specialty, speciality, distinctivenessA distinguishing trait
singularity, uniquenessThe quality of being one of a kind
BroadertraitA distinguishing feature of your personal nature
Oppositecommonality, commonnessSharing of common attributes
Spanishindividualidad, individualismo, personalidad
Catalanindividualisme, individualitat, personalitat
Adjectivesindividualisticmarked by or expressing individuality
Nounsindividualista person who pursues independent thought or action
English > individualism: 3 senses > noun 2, cognition
MeaningA belief in the importance of the individual and the virtue of self-reliance and personal independence.
Narrowerrugged individualismindividualism in social and economic affairs
BroaderbeliefAny cognitive content held as true
Spanishindividualismo
Catalanindividualisme
Nounsindividualista person who pursues independent thought or action
English > individualism: 3 senses > noun 3, cognition
MeaningThe doctrine that government should not interfere in commercial affairs.
Synonymlaissez faire
Broaderdoctrine, philosophy, philosophical system, school of thought, ismA belief (or system of beliefs) accepted as authoritative by some group or school
Spanishindividualismo, laissez faire
Catalanindividualisme, laissez faire
Adjectivesindividualisticwith minimally restricted freedom in commerce

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