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EXTREMIST

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does extremist mean? 

EXTREMIST (noun)
  The noun EXTREMIST has 1 sense:

1. a person who holds extreme views

  Familiarity information: EXTREMIST used as a noun is very rare.


EXTREMIST (adjective)
  The adjective EXTREMIST has 1 sense:

1. (used of opinions and actions) far beyond the norm

  Familiarity information: EXTREMIST used as an adjective is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


EXTREMIST (noun)


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Meaning:

A person who holds extreme views

Classified under:

Nouns denoting people

Hypernyms ("extremist" is a kind of...):

radical (a person who has radical ideas or opinions)


EXTREMIST (adjective)


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Meaning:

(used of opinions and actions) far beyond the norm

Synonyms:

extremist; radical; ultra

Context examples:

extremist political views / radical opinions on education / an ultra conservative

Similar:

immoderate (not within reasonable limits)


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