destructionist

[ dih-struhk-shuh-nist ]
/ dɪˈstrʌk ʃə nɪst /
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noun

an advocate of the destruction of an existing political institution or the like.

Nearby words

  1. destroyer escort,
  2. destroying angel,
  3. destruct,
  4. destructible,
  5. destruction,
  6. destructive,
  7. destructive competition,
  8. destructive distillation,
  9. destructive interference,
  10. destructively

Origin of destructionist

First recorded in 1800–10; destruction + -ist

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Examples from the Web for destructionist

  • 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.



British Dictionary definitions for destructionist

destructionist

/ (dɪˈstrʌkʃənɪst) /

noun

a person who believes in destruction, esp of social institutions
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