extremism


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ex·trem·ist

 (ĭk-strē′mĭst)
n.
A person who advocates or resorts to measures beyond the norm, especially in politics.

ex·trem′ism n.
ex·trem′ist adj.

ex•trem•ism

(ɪkˈstri mɪz əm)

n.
a tendency to go to extremes or an instance of going to extremes, esp. in politics.
[1860–65]

extremism

1. the condition or act of taking an extreme view.
2. the taking of extreme action. — extremist, n., adj.
See also: Attitudes
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.extremism - any political theory favoring immoderate uncompromising policies
ideology, political orientation, political theory - an orientation that characterizes the thinking of a group or nation

extremism

noun fanaticism, enthusiasm, madness, devotion, dedication, zeal, bigotry, infatuation, single-mindedness, zealotry, obsessiveness, monomania, immoderation, overenthusiasm an attempt to eliminate racism and right-wing extremism
Quotations
"Extremism in the defence of liberty is no vice!" [Barry Goldwater]
Translations
extremismus
ekstremisme
ekstremismi
ekstremizam
szélsõséges irányzat
ofstæki, öfgastefna
過激主義
극단주의
ekstremizmskrajność
extrémizmus
skrajnost
extremism
พวกหัวรุนแรง
aşırıcılıkaşırılık
chủ nghĩa cực đoan

extremism

[ɪksˈtriːmɪzəm] Nextremismo m

extremism

[ɪkˈstriːmɪzəm] nextrémisme m

extremism

nExtremismus m

extremism

[ɪksˈtriːmɪzm] nestremismo

extreme

(ikˈstriːm) adjective
1. very great, especially much more than usual. extreme pleasure; He is in extreme pain.
2. very far or furthest in any direction, especially out from the centre. the extreme south-western tip of England; Politically, he belongs to the extreme left.
3. very violent or strong; not ordinary or usual. He holds extreme views on education.
noun
1. something as far, or as different, as possible from something else. the extremes of sadness and joy.
2. the greatest degree of any state, especially if unpleasant. The extremes of heat in the desert make life uncomfortable.
exˈtremely adverb
very. extremely kind.
exˈtremism noun
the holding of views which are as far from being moderate as possible.
exˈtremist noun, adjective
exˈtremity (-ˈstre-) plural exˈtremities noun
1. the farthest point. The two poles represent the extremities of the earth's axis.
2. an extreme degree; the quality of being extreme. Their suffering reached such extremities that many died.
3. a situation of great danger or distress. They need help in this extremity.
4. the parts of the body furthest from the middle eg the hands and feet.
in the extreme
very. dangerous in the extreme.
to extremes
very far, especially further than is thought to be reasonable. She can never express an opinion without going to extremes.

extremism

تَطَرُّف extremismus ekstremisme Extremismus εξτρεμισμός extremismo ekstremismi extrémisme ekstremizam estremismo 過激主義 극단주의 extremisme ekstremisme skrajność extremismo экстремизм extremism พวกหัวรุนแรง aşırıcılık chủ nghĩa cực đoan 极端主义
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