individualist

[in-duh-vij-oo-uh-list]
noun
1.
a person who shows great independence or individuality in thought or action.
2.
an advocate of individualism.

Origin:
1830–40; individual + -ist

individualistic, adjective
individualistically, adverb
nonindividualistic, adjective
overindividualistic, adjective
overindividualistically, adverb
superindividualist, noun
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individualist (ˌɪndɪˈvɪdjʊəlɪst)
 
n
1.  a person who shows independence and individuality in his behaviour, opinions, or actions
2.  an advocate of individualism
 
individualistic
 
adj
 
individualistically
 
adv

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Example sentences
But only a few sentences later appears a statement that runs against the
  individualist creed.
Much of it is because our society has turned individualist into self-centered.
And he has succeeded partly because he is what his friends call an
  individualist, and others might call a loner.
All three despised automobiles--as any real rugged individualist must--and they
  were atrocious drivers.
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