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individualistic

[ in-duh-vij-oo-uh-lis-tik ]
/ ˌɪn dəˌvɪdʒ u əˈlɪs tɪk /
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adjective

prioritizing the pursuit of individual interests or rights rather than common or collective ones:In our culture we seem to be moving toward a predominantly individualistic mindset, where egoism is in and altruism is out.
showing great independence or individuality in thought or action:Never has the nation produced a more brilliantly argumentative, individualistic, or opinionated group of politicians than our founders.
Philosophy. of or relating to a belief that all actions are determined by, or for the benefit of, the individual, not society as a whole:The attempt to construct a new social order on the basis of individualistic doctrine was bound to fail, because the shared customs and practices that make up the common life of society are too valuable.

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OTHER WORDS FROM individualistic

in·di·vid·u·al·is·ti·cal·ly, adverbnon·in·di·vid·u·al·is·tic, adjectiveo·ver·in·di·vid·u·al·is·tic, adjectiveo·ver·in·di·vid·u·al·is·ti·cal·ly, adverb
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