Definition of "individualist" []

  • One that asserts individuality by independence of thought and action. (noun)
  • An advocate of individualism. (noun)
  • A person who shows independence and individuality in his or her behaviour, opinions, or actions (noun)

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  • An advocate of individualism (noun) (c) HarperCollins Publishers Ltd 2016

Use "individualist" in a sentence
  • "And I will use the term individualist anarchism in a broad sense, to describe any position that (1) denies the legitimacy of any form of (monopoly) government authority, (2) on individualist ethical grounds."
  • "In terms of the enneagram, which breaks people down into nine types, I am a four, otherwise known as the individualist or the tragic romantic."
  • "A libertarian is very much the individualist, which is a wild card, and as a result, I have found that it's almost impossible to maintain friendships with them."