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Conservative to an extreme, especially in political beliefs; reactionary.
One who is extremely conservative.

ul′tra·con·ser′va·tism n.


(Government, Politics & Diplomacy) highly reactionary
(Government, Politics & Diplomacy) a reactionary person


(ˌʌl trə kənˈsɜr və tɪv)

1. extremely conservative, esp. in politics.
2. an ultraconservative person.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.ultraconservative - an extreme conservativeultraconservative - an extreme conservative; an opponent of progress or liberalism
Bourbon - a reactionary politician in the United States (usually from the South)
Blimp, Colonel Blimp - any elderly pompous reactionary ultranationalistic person (after the cartoon character created by Sir David Low)
conservative, conservativist - a person who is reluctant to accept changes and new ideas
Adj.1.ultraconservative - extremely conservativeultraconservative - extremely conservative    
conservative - resistant to change


Vehemently, often fanatically opposing progress or reform:
A person who vehemently, often fanatically opposes progress and favors return to a previous condition:


[ˌʌltrəkənˈsɜːvətɪv] adjultraconservatore/trice, reazionario/a
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