- advocacy or approval of revision.
- any departure from Marxist doctrine, theory, or practice, especially the tendency to favor reform above revolutionary change.
- a departure from any authoritative or generally accepted doctrine, theory, practice, etc.
Origin of revisionism
Related Words for revisionismblasphemy, fallacy, dissent, infidelity, defection, impiety, disbelief, nonconformity, divergence, schism, atheism, error, apostasy, sin, dissidence, revisionism, iconoclasm, secularism, heterodoxy, agnosticism
Examples from the Web for revisionism
Contemporary Examples of revisionism
And what would an enterprise featuring Ron Paul be without a little Civil War revisionism?The Ron Paul Institute: Be Afraid, Very Afraid
April 25, 2013
Untold numbers of Americans—and American liberals at that—were eager to engage in revisionism of their own.Panetta's Freudian Slip
July 12, 2011
But before the revisionism about this conflict starts to set in, at least tonight there is one thing we can all agree on.No Way to Wind Down a War
August 31, 2010
But before we describe those circumstances, a quick caveat: We're obviously talking here about "revisionism" within limits.Fear of Flip-Flopping
Jack And Suzy Welch
February 26, 2009
There is nothing inherently wrong with revisionism when it is called for and based on solid new information.The Times Bungles Watergate
John W. Dean
February 4, 2009
- (sometimes capital)
- a moderate, nonrevolutionary version of Marxism developed in Germany around 1900
- (in Marxist-Leninist ideology) any dangerous departure from the true interpretation of Marx's teachings
- the advocacy of revision of some political theory, religious doctrine, historical or critical interpretation, etc
- (usually capital) an ultra-nationalist form of Zionism that arose in Palestine in the 1940s