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right·ism

also Right·ism  (rī′tĭz′əm)
n.
1. The ideology of the political right.
2. Belief in or support of the tenets of the political right.

right′ist n.

rightist

(ˈraɪtɪst)
adj
(Government, Politics & Diplomacy) of, tending towards, or relating to the political right or its principles; conservative, traditionalist, or reactionary
n
(Government, Politics & Diplomacy) a person who supports or belongs to the political right
ˈrightism n

right•ist

(ˈraɪ tɪst)

adj. (sometimes cap.)
1. of, pertaining to, characteristic of, or advocated by the political Right.
n.
2. a member of the political Right; conservative or reactionary.
[1935–40]
right′ism, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.rightist - a member of a right wing political party
conservative, conservativist - a person who is reluctant to accept changes and new ideas
fascist - an adherent of fascism or other right-wing authoritarian views
monarchist, royalist - an advocate of the principles of monarchy
Tory - a supporter of traditional political and social institutions against the forces of reform; a political conservative
Adj.1.rightist - believing in or supporting tenets of the political right
right - of or belonging to the political or intellectual right

rightist

noun
One who strongly favors retention of the existing order:
adjective
Strongly favoring retention of the existing order:
Translations

rightist

[ˈraɪtɪst] (Pol) ADJ & Nderechista mf

rightist

n (Pol) → Rechte(r) mf
adjrechtsorientiert

rightist

[ˈraɪtist]
2. adjdi destra
References in classic literature ?
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