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destructionist

[dih-struhk-shuh-nist]
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noun
  1. an advocate of the destruction of an existing political institution or the like.

Origin of destructionist

First recorded in 1800–10; destruction + -ist
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Examples from the Web for destructionist

Historical Examples

  • At the end of it the destructionist drove his hat on with a smack of his big palm and strode out, sullen but plainly convinced.

    King Spruce, A Novel

    Holman Day


British Dictionary definitions for destructionist

destructionist

noun
  1. a person who believes in destruction, esp of social institutions
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