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- n. A person who adheres to tradition, especially in cultural or religious practices
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. An advocate of, or believer in, traditionalism; a traditionist.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. One who holds to the authority of tradition.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. stubbornly conservative and narrow-minded
- n. one who adheres to traditional views
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The hunter, being a traditionalist, is comfortable with that oldest of American traditions, the conquest of the wilderness.
Yet by the end of the book the dying Alroy speaks in traditionalist, not latitudinarian, terms of Jewish destiny: ‘My people stand apart from other nations, and ever will’ (Pt10Ch22).
He really could not be called a traditionalist or a "multiculturalist" (to borrow a term from today).
He spoke of faith and the dispelling of illusion through suffering, but he was no traditionalist, which is why he is probably so misunderstood today by neo-traditionalists like Ashis Nandy.
He's what's called a traditionalist Catholic, and he's working on this 12-hour epic.
And, I mean, this is a view that is actually held by a large number of what I would call traditionalist conservatives.
A new party, which one might call the traditionalist, had sought to re-establish the old-time order, in the state, in customs, in ideas; to combat the corruption of customs; and of this party Augustus had been the right arm.
He could never be characterized as a traditionalist, but neither is he a radical liberal dissenter as was Cardinals Re, Sodano, and Kasper, Levada, and Hummes.
Last weekend's announcement by the Vatican that Pope Benedict XVI has lifted the excommunication order his predecessor imposed on four so-called traditionalist bishops has provoked understandable hurt and outrage among Jews around the world.
I don't mind being called a traditionalist, at least I am being honest and not trying to pull the wool over peoples eyes.