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paleoconservative

[ 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- /
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noun
a person advocating an older, traditional type of conservatism, especially in politics.
adjective
noting or pertaining to such people or their views.
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Origin of paleoconservative

First recorded in 1980–85; paleo- + conservative

OTHER WORDS FROM paleoconservative

pa·le·o·con·serv·a·tism, noun
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