traditionalist

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EtymologyEdit

From traditional +‎ -ist.

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traditionalist (plural traditionalists)

  1. A person who adheres to tradition, especially in cultural or religious practices.
    • 1962 December, “A new Pullman era?”, in Modern Railways, page 362:
      Pullman traditionalists will no doubt maintain that the full-service-at-every-seat principle is popular with their clientele; [...].
  2. A person who believes in the traditional teaching of Hell (Gehenna) as eternal conscious torment (ECT) for the wicked.
  3. (climbing) A traditional climbing climber.

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