Countercultural



[koun-ter-kuhl-cher] /ˈkaʊn tərˌkʌl tʃər/

noun
1.
the and lifestyle of those people, especially among the young, who reject or oppose the dominant values and behavior of society.
/ˈkaʊntəˌkʌltʃə/
noun
1.
an alternative culture, deliberately at variance with the social norm
n.

also counter-culture, counter culture, 1968, from counter- + culture (q.v.).

A protest movement by American youth that arose in the late 1960s and faded during the late 1970s. According to some, young people in the United States were forming a culture of their own, opposed to the culture of Middle America. (See hippies and Woodstock.)

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