traditionalistic love



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  • adj. Of, supporting, or pertaining to traditionalism.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Of, pertaining to, or characterized by traditionalism.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. adhering to tradition especially in cultural or religious practices


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traditionalist +‎ -ic


  • And I told him that is not fun being female and just mentioned the traditionalistic attitude towards females and troubles that brings.

    Archive 2008-09-01

  • The Obama Administration supported the resolution, I would guess, primarily in order to improve the US image with those governments and their traditionalistic Muslim and Islamist sympathizers.

    The Volokh Conspiracy » How the Recent UN Human Rights Council Resolution on Freedom of Speech Exemplifies the Dangers of Authoritarian Regimes’ Influence over International Law

  • At some points, Kerry implies that people who follow highly traditionalistic lifestyles — especially women in patriarchal subcultures — might nonetheless be trapped without any meaningful possibility of exit.

    The Volokh Conspiracy » Libertarianism and Culture

  • I would not want to live under highly traditionalistic norms like those of Mormons or Orthodox Jews.

    The Volokh Conspiracy » Libertarianism and Culture

  • This suspicion of traditionalistic cultures is understandable.

    The Volokh Conspiracy » Libertarianism and Culture

  • One of such groups, Eye of the Child said due to the traditionalistic nature of witchcraft, government introduce traditional courts to resolve problems of this nature.

    Witchcraft Strife Storms Malawi

  • But it was traditionalistic business, if one considers the spirit which animated the entrepreneur: the traditional manner of life, the traditional rate of profit, the traditional amount of work, the traditional manner of regulating the relationships with labour, and the essentially traditional circle of customers and the manner of attracting new ones.

    The Neoconservative Response Part One

  • It has now entered the conventional wisdom that Democrats must develop a strategy to reach more traditionalistic voters.

    Bull Moose

  • Riot in Banaras typified both resistance to new technology and the “traditionalistic” idiom in which this resistance came to be expressed.


  • Ostensibly provoked by the local administration's decision to let a temple collapse as a new waterworks plant was constructed, the rioting crowd attacked not only the waterworks station (emblematic of the health and public works ethos versus traditionalistic understandings of the purity of water in the sacred pilgrimage site of Banaras), but also the railway station, the telegraph lines, and other forms of new technology.



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