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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A set of traditions and behaviors associated with lifestyles and values that are opposed to those of the established set of traditions and behaviors.

Usage examples (38)
  • It's counterculture from the Emo fad and the early days of Radiohead.
  • Our complaint about the counterculture is that it has completely failed to deliver on these political promissory notes.
  • The contemporary counterculture is similarly, in our view, a massive diversion of political and intellectual energy into pointless cultural issues.
  • These days, Americans are not citizens so much as consumers; says one friend of Levine’s, “What’s left of the counterculture is the counter.” for more
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