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individualist

[in-duh-vij-oo-uh-list] /ˌɪn dəˈvɪdʒ u ə lɪst/
noun
1.
a person who shows great independence or individuality in thought or action.
2.
an advocate of individualism.
Origin
1830-1840
1830-40; individual + -ist
Related forms
individualistic, adjective
individualistically, adverb
nonindividualistic, adjective
overindividualistic, adjective
overindividualistically, adverb
superindividualist, noun
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individualist

n.

1840, from individual + -ist. Related: Individualistic.

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