TRADITION By Nugent, Pam M.S. - April 29, 2013 noun. a group of cultural customs or other ethnic or family customs passed down from one generation to another. TRADITION: "Many families have certain traditions associated with different holidays throughout the year that other families may or may not share." Related Psychology Terms MUTATION TRADITIONALISM CULTURAL HERITAGE RACIAL DISCRIMINATION MULTIGENERATIONAL TRANSMISSION PROCESS ETHNIC DRIFT MATE GUARDING ETHNICITY GENOCIDE OHANA Cite this page: Nugent, Pam M.S., "TRADITION," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 29, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/tradition/ (accessed December 11, 2018).