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extremist Line breaks: ex¦trem|ist
Pronunciation: /ɪkˈstriːmɪst/

Definition of extremist in English:


chiefly derogatory
A person who holds extreme political or religious views, especially one who advocates illegal, violent, or other extreme action: right-wing extremists [as modifier]: extremist groups
More example sentences
  • 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!
fanatic, radical, zealot, fundamentalist, hardliner, dogmatist, bigot, diehard, militant, activist;
sectarian, chauvinist, partisan
informal ultra, maniac, crank
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