Meaning of traditionalism

tra•di•tion•al•ism

Pronunciation: (tru-dish'u-nl-iz"um), [key]
— n.
  1. adherence to tradition as authority, esp. in matters of religion.
  2. a system of philosophy according to which all knowledge of religious truth is derived from divine revelation and received by traditional instruction.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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