- an advocate or supporter of Reconstruction or Reconstructionism.
- of or relating to Reconstruction or Reconstructionism.
Origin of Reconstructionist
1860–65, Americanism; Reconstruction + -ist
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Examples from the Web for reconstructionist
Other North American Jewish groups have issued similar calls, including the Reform and Reconstructionist movements.Jewish Groups, American Rabbis Call on Israel to Withdraw Bedouin Displacement Plan
November 19, 2013
Meantime, in the religious sphere, men remain firmly in control from the Orthodox to the Reconstructionist.Where Are the Women?
March 30, 2012
During the campaign of 1868 the pictures were reproduced in the Reconstructionist newspapers.Ku Klux Klan
J. C. Lester
Jabez M. Curry charged Parsons with being a reconstructionist during the war, that is, with being disloyal to the government.Civil War and Reconstruction in Alabama
Walter L. Fleming
Religiously, it would not be far wrong to call him a reconstructionist—to use a much abused and exceedingly modern term.A History of Witchcraft in England from 1558 to 1718