Definition of Extremist

1. Noun. A person who holds extreme views.

Generic synonyms: Radical
Derivative terms: Extremism



2. Adjective. (used of opinions and actions) far beyond the norm. "An ultra conservative"
Exact synonyms: Radical, Ultra
Similar to: Immoderate

Definition of Extremist

1. n. A supporter of extreme doctrines or practice; one who holds extreme opinions.

Definition of Extremist

1. Noun. a person who holds extreme views, especially one who advocates such views; a radical or fanatic ¹

2. Adjective. holding extreme views, especially on a political subject ¹

3. Adjective. of, or relating to extremism ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Extremist

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Literary usage of Extremist

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1. The Reformation by George Park Fisher (1896)
"... in some marked particulars, not the extremist which he is commonly supposed to have been. He did not favor the iconoclastic measures of men like Knox. ..."

2. The Reformation by George Park Fisher (1906)
"... in some marked particulars, not the extremist which he is commonly supposed to have been. He did not favor the iconoclastic measures of men like Knox. ..."

3. Struggling for Ethnic Identity: The Gypsies of Hungary by Gyorgy Feher, Holly Cartner, Lois Whitman (1993)
"... Skinheads and other extremist groups Skinheads first appeared in Hungary during the ... larger pool of sympathizers and other extremist organizations. ..."

4. Dead Silence: The Legacy of Human Rights Abuses in Punjab by Human Rights Watch/Asia, Physicians for Human Rights (U.S.) (1994)
"... after a movement by Sikh leaders for greater autonomy turned violent and extremist factions embarked on a campaign of terror, murdering elected ..."

5. The Struggle of '72: The Issues and Candidates of the Present Political Campaign by Everett Chamberlin (1872)
"... the United States Senate—Governor of Missouri—His Characteristic Traits—A Habitual Bolter and extremist—How he Doubled on his Track as to Amnesty—Brown ..."

6. The Truth about Egypt by John Romich Alexander (1911)
"... Port Sudan—Modification of the Press Law—Consternation in the Nationalist Camp—A Loophole in the Law—El Lewa and other extremist Papers slip through—The ..."

7. The Complete Poetical Works of Robert Burns by Robert Burns, William Ernest Henley (1897)
"... produced extempore — which ''• inn. an he acknowledged to Graham of F ntry. .")th January, 17'.'.'!. had sent to Captain Johnstone's " extremist sheet. ..."

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