nouninformal, chiefly derogatory
A follower of a distinctive practice, system, or philosophy, typically a political ideology or an artistic movement: you can’t be born an ist
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- So long as the worst thing an ist does is to leave someone alone, there is no moral justification for using force against him.
- Send some invitations to Libertarians, left-wingers, socialists, centrists, whatever ians and ists there are.
- The adoption of isms and adherance to ists stunts development of free cognitive association, an essential and distinguishing attribute of creativity.
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