Definition of extremist in English:

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extremist

Pronunciation: /ikˈstrēməst/

noun

A person who holds extreme or fanatical political or religious views, especially one who resorts to or advocates extreme action: political extremists [as modifier]: an extremist conspiracy
More example sentences
  • I've been amusing myself with the idea of militant liberalism or liberal extremists.
  • What has driven the people of Europe's most stable country into the hands of political extremists?
  • The sooner we send extremists of all political parties packing, the better!
Synonyms
fanatic, radical, zealot, fundamentalist, hard-liner, militant, activist
informal ultra
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