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See definition of folkways on Dictionary.com
  • as inculture
  • as incustom

synonyms for folkways

  • civilization
  • development
  • folklore
  • habit
  • knowledge
  • lifestyle
  • society
  • way of life
  • convention
  • customs
  • ethnology
  • grounding
  • mores
  • arts and sciences
  • the arts
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How to use folkways in a sentence

It includes accommodation to the folkways, the mores, the conventions, and the social ritual (Sittlichkeit).
INTRODUCTION TO THE SCIENCE OF SOCIOLOGYROBERT E. PARK
Custom and the folkways, like habit in the individual, may be regarded as a mere residuum of past practices.
INTRODUCTION TO THE SCIENCE OF SOCIOLOGYROBERT E. PARK
For practical purposes morals mean customs, folkways, established collective habits.
HUMAN NATURE AND CONDUCTJOHN DEWEY
I therefore turned aside to write a treatise on the "Folkways," which I now offer.
FOLKWAYSWILLIAM GRAHAM SUMNER
Chapter II shows the bearing of the folkways on human interests, and the way in which they act or are acted on.
FOLKWAYSWILLIAM GRAHAM SUMNER
As time goes on, the3 folkways become more and more arbitrary, positive, and imperative.
FOLKWAYSWILLIAM GRAHAM SUMNER
No objection can lie against this postulate about the way in which folkways began, on account of the element of inference in it.
FOLKWAYSWILLIAM GRAHAM SUMNER
Out of the process which has been described have come the folkways during the whole history of civilization.
FOLKWAYSWILLIAM GRAHAM SUMNER
We must believe that the known cases illustrate the irrational and incongruous origin of many folkways.
FOLKWAYSWILLIAM GRAHAM SUMNER
This is another reason why the attempts to satisfy interest become mass phenomena and result in folkways.
FOLKWAYSWILLIAM GRAHAM SUMNER
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO FOLKWAYS

  • arts and sciences
  • civilization
  • convention
  • customs
  • development
  • ethnology
  • folklore
  • folkways
  • grounding
  • habit
  • knowledge
  • lifestyle
  • mores
  • society
  • the arts
  • way of life
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.