/ (ˈθiːəʊˌkɒn) /
US a person with conservative views who believes that religion, esp Christianity, should be the dominant influence in government policy
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“I do believe that the buck stops here, that I cannot rely upon public opinion polls to tell me what is right. I do believe that right makes might and that if I am wrong, 10 angels swearing I was right would make no difference.”
Word Origin for theocon
C21: from theo- + con (servative), modelled on neo-con
Words nearby theocon
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Example sentences from the Web for theocon
With this act and Gingrich's subsequent conversion, Hudson said Gingrich has ratified his devotion to the “theocon” agenda.