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Dictionary entry overview: What does rugged individualism mean?
• RUGGED INDIVIDUALISM (noun)
The noun RUGGED INDIVIDUALISM has 1 sense:
1. individualism in social and economic affairs; belief not only in personal liberty and self-reliance but also in free competition
Familiarity information: RUGGED INDIVIDUALISM used as a noun is very rare.
Dictionary entry details
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Individualism in social and economic affairs; belief not only in personal liberty and self-reliance but also in free competition
Nouns denoting cognitive processes and contents
Hypernyms ("rugged individualism" is a kind of...):
individualism (a belief in the importance of the individual and the virtue of self-reliance and personal independence)
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