radicalism

[ rad-i-kuh-liz-uh m ]
/ ˈræd ɪ kəˌlɪz əm /

noun

the holding or following of radical or extreme views or principles.
the principles or practices of radicals.

Origin of radicalism

First recorded in 1810–20; radical + -ism

Related forms

an·ti·rad·i·cal·ism, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for anti-radicalism

radicalism

/ (ˈrædɪkəˌlɪzəm) /

noun

the principles, desires, or practices of political radicals
a radical movement, esp in politics
the state or nature of being radical, esp in politics

Derived Forms

radicalistic, adjectiveradicalistically, adverb
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