[ pey-lee-oh-kuhn-sur-vuh-tiv or, especially British, pal-ee-oh- ]
/ ˌpeɪ li oʊ kənˈsɜr və tɪv or, especially British, ˈpæl i oʊ- /
a person advocating an older, traditional type of conservatism, especially in politics.
noting or pertaining to such people or their views.
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Paleoconservative Jesse Helms objected to Verity because the nominee favored increased trade with the Soviet Union.The Republicans’ Ugly and Shameful Chuck Hagel Filibuster|John Avlon|February 15, 2013|DAILY BEAST