Definition of ultraism in English:

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ultraism

Pronunciation: /ˈəltrəˌizəm/

noun

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.
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