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Related to reactionist: reactionary
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Adj.1.reactionist - extremely conservative
right - of or belonging to the political or intellectual right
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You'll say again that I'm a reactionist, or some other terrible word; but all the same it does annoy and anger me to see on all sides the impoverishing of the nobility to which I belong, and, in spite of the amalgamation of classes, I'm glad to belong.
The bourgeoisie has disclosed how it came to pass that the brutal display of vigour in the Middle Ages, which Reactionists so much admire, found its fitting complement in the most slothful indolence.
To the great chagrin of Reactionists, it has drawn from under the feet of industry the national ground on which it stood.
Scholars of political and juridical studies as well as media and public commentators, both inside and outside Russia, have reacted to these developments by identifying them as undemocratic and reactionist and pointing out how this political and legal path will deprive Russian citizens of the basic human needs and rights for security, juridical justice, freedom of faith and opinion, and the expression of one's sexuality (Johnson, 2011; Prozorov, 2014; Sperling, 2014; Tkacheva et al., 2013; Wilkinson, 2014).