Definition of propagandist in English:

propagandist

Syllabification: prop·a·gan·dist
Pronunciation: /ˌpräpəˈgandist
 
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chiefly • derogatory

noun

  • A person who promotes or publicizes a particular organization or cause: a highly persuasive political propagandist
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    • As the war looms closer warmongering propagandists will step up their flag-waving jingoism and attacks on so called ‘traitors’.
    • Low standards of education have left citizens vulnerable to exploitation by extremists and terrorist propagandists.
    • Walsh points out that German propagandists and journalists were charged before the Nuremberg tribunal for similar complicity in the Nazi war crimes.
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adjective

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  • Consisting of or spreading propaganda: propagandist films
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    • This vestigial remnant of Christianity turns protesters into propagandist missionaries.
    • Over the years, the images on stamps have become the medium for transmission of propagandist messages about the country of issue to its citizens and the rest of the world.
    • Her heritage of social activism influenced her to use her fiction and drama as propagandist tools.

Derivatives

propagandism

Pronunciation: /-ˌdizəm/
noun
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  • The weak fictional element, propagandism and poor editing can be attributed to the experimental nature of the film.

propagandistic

Pronunciation: /-ˌganˈdistik/
adjective
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  • I believe we may expect another upwards spiral of completely unfounded populist, propagandistic documents, which will involve no analysis of any profound processes of world social development.
  • As we have seen, Richardson follows the Whig propagandistic practice of conflating tyranny and absolutism.
  • He is also reported to have made propagandistic broadcasts from North Korea on January 29, February 17, and March 10, 1965.

propagandistically

Pronunciation: /-ˌganˈdistik(ə)lē/
adverb
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  • This fact is occasionally used propagandistically to claim uniqueness: this idealism which burns for the Fuhrer and the idea supposedly represents the novel, the unique element of this mass movement.
  • Of all the cruel notions propagandistically foisted upon them, the idea that a fancy education could impart to them an opportunity to acquire wisdom is the most damaging of all.

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