Definition of extremist in English:

extremist

Syllabification: ex·trem·ist
Pronunciation: /ikˈstrēmist
 
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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
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    • 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!
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