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Conspiratorial doubt is not one that moves the world forward but a reactionary belief that tethers our world to the status quo.
There is good reason to hope, in other words, that the current Supreme Court wouldn’t be so reactionary as to strike down a vaccine mandate.
Otherwise they are subject to the whims of a reactionary process that you have no say in whatsoever.Controversy around newsrooms’ social media policies emboldening the call for unionized media workplaces|Sara Guaglione|June 7, 2021|Digiday
However, one reason the right’s reactionary movement wields political power is that many of the tones underlying the debates over free speech on campuses are also playing out in conservative media outlets.How ‘Cancel Culture’ Became An Issue For Young Republicans|Meredith Conroy|March 22, 2021|FiveThirtyEight
To Goulding, Microsoft’s new offering is unproven yet and a reactionary move.Inside Workvivo’s plans to take on Microsoft in the employee experience space|Mary Ann Azevedo|March 4, 2021|TechCrunch
I do, however, intend it to sound mean about the reactionary, prejudice-infested place she comes from.
Reactionary movements are, first and foremost, not rational.Rage Against GamerGate’s Hate Machine: What I Got For Speaking Up|Arthur Chu|November 17, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The 4th of July has been reactionary, chauvinistic, and out-of-date since 1776.P.J. O'Rourke: 27 Sensitive, Caring, Green, and Politically Committed Reasons to Ban July 4th|P. J. O’Rourke|July 3, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Reactionary conservative candidates did alarmingly well in recent elections for the European Parliament.
So Rove—I will give him this much—knows the workings of the fearful, reactionary mind.
It was one of the conservative sheets, comic-less, reactionary Republican to the core.
This was effected, and Louis Philippe was balked of his desire to interfere in Portugal to promote a reactionary policy.The History of England in Three Volumes, Vol.III.|E. Farr and E. H. Nolan
Her husband expressed himself forcibly on a public occasion against some reactionary measures of the government.
Into this surcharged atmosphere came Metternich with his exaggerated statements about the great reactionary party in France.The Life of Napoleon Bonaparte|William Milligan Sloane
We are not speaking of a reactionary revolution but of the "activist."The New Society|Walther Rathenau
British Dictionary definitions for reactionary
Derived forms of reactionaryreactionism, noun
Cultural definitions for reactionary
An extremely conservative person or position that not only resists change but seeks to return to the “good old days” of an earlier social order.