Definition of ultraist in English:

ultraist

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Pronunciation: /ˈʌltrəɪst
 
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noun

  • A holder of extreme opinions.
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    • Hot heads and ultraists often have a propensity to think narrow because they are unable to accommodate conflicting views.
    • Most radical of all were the ultraists like John Brown, who were prepared to wage armed conflict to achieve their objectives.
    • It should be noted here that the ultraist movement, initiated in Madrid in 1918 by Guillermo de Torre and Cansinos Assens, stressed the importance of new and unusual metaphors - the typical ultraist poem consisted of nothing else.

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ultraism

noun
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  • 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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