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ultraism Syllabification: ul·tra·ism
Pronunciation: /ˈəltrəˌizəm/

Definition of ultraism in English:


The holding of extreme opinions.
Example sentences
  • In Spain this poetic school was called ‘ultraism’ in recognition of its overseas origin and also of its ultimate directions.
  • By the late 1820s, rising public indignation in the North, called by some ‘ultraism, ‘strengthened antislavery sentiments.’
  • And, as do many manifestos, ultraism embraced many other writers prior to the naming of this movement.


Example sentences
  • Despite popular opinion, the ultraists and young members of the Generation of '27 were late in arriving.
  • Leroy Garrett treats those who believe in baptism as the ultraists by claiming that Alexander Campbell taught salvation by faith only.
  • By this time, the ultraists, lead by Jorge Luis Borges, had become a major force the scene, and Girondo continued his own humorous exploration of the aesthetic in his second volume, Decals.
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