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right·ismalso Right·ism (rī′tĭz′əm)
1. The ideology of the political right.
2. Belief in or support of the tenets of the political right.
(Government, Politics & Diplomacy) of, tending towards, or relating to the political right or its principles; conservative, traditionalist, or reactionary
(Government, Politics & Diplomacy) a person who supports or belongs to the political right
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.
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|Noun||1.||rightist - a member of a right wing political party|
fascist - an adherent of fascism or other right-wing authoritarian views
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