Traditionalism vs Modernism - What's the difference?

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As nouns the difference between traditionalism and modernism

is that traditionalism is the adherence to traditional views or practices, especially with regard to cultural or religious matters while modernism is (uncountable) modern or contemporary ideas, thought, practices, etc.

traditionalism

Noun

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  • The adherence to traditional views or practices, especially with regard to cultural or religious matters.
  • A philosophical system which makes tradition the supreme criterion and rule of certitude; the doctrine that human reason is of itself radically unable to know with certainty any truth or, at least, the fundamental truths of the metaphysical, moral, and religious order.
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  • Antonyms

    * rationalism

    modernism

    Noun

  • (uncountable) Modern or contemporary ideas, thought, practices, etc.
  • (countable) Anything that is characteristic of modernity.
  • any of several styles of art, architecture, literature, philosophy, etc., that flourished in the 20th century
  • a religious movement in the early 20th century that tried to reconcile Roman Catholic dogma with modern science and philosophy
  • Derived terms

    * modernist * postmodernism English words suffixed with -ism ----