- belonging or pertaining to extremists.
Origin of extremist
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Related Wordsradical, zealot, fanatic, revolutionary, agitator, revolutionist, die-hard, ultra, ultraist
Examples from the Web for extremist
The Extremist at once pressed the argument to its utmost consequences.India, Old and New
Sir Valentine Chirol
Extremist though she be, woman is always consistent in her extremes; hence her power for good and for evil.Greek Women
The latest telegrams from Berlin state that the Spartacus (Extremist) leaders are in extremis.
Hanged if I can imagine a white-haired, soft-spoken fellow like that as a dangerous Anarchist or Extremist.
The first room they entered was that in which Fordyce had interviewed the Extremist official.
- a person who favours or resorts to immoderate, uncompromising, or fanatical methods or behaviour, esp in being politically radical
- of, relating to, or characterized by immoderate or excessive actions, opinions, etc
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Word Origin and History for extremist
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