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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

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 tipping point that happens with soccer in which you just kinda get it. I was drawn to it because the best soccer teams play similarly to my favorite basketball teams - like the eighties Lakers or eighties Celtics - teams that emphasized teamwork over individualism and relied on passing as their biggest ongoing edge.
Bill Simmons

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

Individualism is rather like innocence; there must be something unconscious about it.
Louis Kronenberger
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Individualism Translations

individualism in German is Individualismus
individualism in Spanish is individualismo
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