extremist


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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.

extremist

(ɪkˈstriːmɪst)
n
(Government, Politics & Diplomacy) a person who favours or resorts to immoderate, uncompromising, or fanatical methods or behaviour, esp in being politically radical
adj
(Psychology) of, relating to, or characterized by immoderate or excessive actions, opinions, etc
exˈtremism n

ex•trem•ist

(ɪkˈstri mɪst)

n.
1. a person who goes to extremes, esp. in political matters.
2. a supporter of extreme doctrines or practices.
adj.
3. belonging or pertaining to extremists.
[1840–50]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.extremist - a person who holds extreme viewsextremist - a person who holds extreme views  
radical - a person who has radical ideas or opinions
Adj.1.extremist - (used of opinions and actions) far beyond the normextremist - (used of opinions and actions) far beyond the norm; "extremist political views"; "radical opinions on education"; "an ultra conservative"
immoderate - beyond reasonable limits; "immoderate laughter"; "immoderate spending"

extremist

noun
1. radical, activist, militant, enthusiast, fanatic, devotee, die-hard, bigot, zealot, energumen Police believe the bombing was the work of left-wing extremists.
adjective

extremist

noun
One who holds extreme views or advocates extreme measures:
adjective
Holding especially political views that deviate drastically and fundamentally from conventional or traditional beliefs:
Slang: far-out.
Translations
extremista
ekstremist
ekstremisti
ekstremist
szélsõséges
öfgamaîur, ofstækismaîur
過激派
극단주의자
skrajnež
extremist
คนที่มีหัวรุนแรง
aşırı uçtaaşırılık yanlısı
người theo chủ nghĩa cực đoan

extremist

[ɪksˈtriːmɪst]
A. ADJextremista
B. Nextremista mf

extremist

[ɪkˈstriːmɪst]
adj [group, minority] → extrémiste
nextrémiste mf

extremist

nExtremist(in) m(f)
adj organization, element, viewextremistisch; violencevon Extremisten; extremist leaderExtremistenführer(in) m(f); extremist groupExtremistengruppe f; right-wing extremist organisationsrechtsextremistische Organisationen

extremist

[ɪksˈtriːmɪst] adj & nestremista (m/f)

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.

extremist

مُتَطَرِّف extremista ekstremist Extremist εξτρεμιστής extremista ekstremisti extrémiste ekstremist estremista 過激派 극단주의자 extremist ekstremist ekstremista extremista экстремист extremist คนที่มีหัวรุนแรง aşırı uçta người theo chủ nghĩa cực đoan 极端主义者
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