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Definition of Individualism

Individualism

  1. The quality of being individual; individuality; personality.
  2. An excessive or exclusive regard to one's personal interest; self-interest; selfishness.
  3. The principle, policy, or practice of maintaining individuality, or independence of the individual, in action; the theory or practice of maintaining the independence of individual initiative, action, and interests, as in industrial organization or in government.

Individualism Quotations

Art is the most intense mode of individualism that the world has known.
Oscar Wilde

For too long in this society, we have celebrated unrestrained individualism over common community.
Joe Biden

When I was a kid growing up in the '60s, music was an outlet for enlightenment, frustration, rebellion. It was more about individualism. Today it's just like a big business.
Joey Ramone

There's a lot to love about America - freedom, the melting pot of diversity, individualism - all attractive concepts, especially to an introvert. In fact, the introverts were probably the first to feel crowded in England and to daydream about all the space they would find in the New World. Peace! Quiet!
Laurie Helgoe

Communism is a monopolistic system, economically and politically. The system suppresses individual initiative, and the 21st century is all about individualism and freedom. The development of technology supported these directions.
Lech Walesa
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Individualism Translations

individualism in German is Individualismus
individualism in Spanish is individualismo
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