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rightism

[rahy-tiz-uh m] /ˈraɪ tɪz əm/
noun, (sometimes initial capital letter)
1.
conservatism, especially in politics.
2.
reactionary principles, attitudes, or behavior.
Origin of rightism
1935-1940
First recorded in 1935-40; right + -ism
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