Definition of fusionist in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈfyo͞oZHənəst/


1A person who strives for coalition between political parties or factions.
Example sentences
  • In the 60's we had traditionalists, fusionists, libertarians, etc.
  • What the libertarian has to offer, the fusionists maintain, is a good understanding of the meaning of freedom, of the dangers facing it, and especially of the connection between economic and other forms of freedom.
  • Shouldn't the fusionists have hailed and come to the support of these educational opposition movements?
2A player or fan of music that is mixture of two modern styles.
Example sentences
  • Unfortunately, there are occasions when the group skirt dangerously close to the same easy-listening tar pits that have ensnared so many post-rock fusionists.
  • Jacko may have ruled the pop music scene for a good portion of the late ‘70s and early ‘80s, but jazz fusionists Metalwood recall a jazz scene from a similar time that was ruled by another Jaco - Pastorius, to be precise.
  • No one had told him that you couldn't put rockers like the Pink Fairies' Paul Rudolph or Roxy's Paul Thompson in the same studio as out-and-out fusionists such as Percy Jones or avant-gardists like Holger Czukay.



Pronunciation: /-ˌnizəm/
Example sentences
  • Yes, fusionism began to rapidly fall apart once the Soviet Union fell and the individualist conservatives saw they had little in common with the neocon statists/militarists.
  • The impending breakup of fusionism shows that this is only true insofar as dramatic changes are made to the character of the American Right itself - changes many who have labored under its banner want no part of.
  • For neoconservatives, such a fusionism would provide the wiggle room in the budget to increase the size of the military to a size they believe is more appropriate.

Words that rhyme with fusionist

diffusionist, exclusionist, illusionist

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Syllabification: fu·sion·ist

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