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[uhl-truh-iz-uh m]
  1. extremism.
  2. an extremist point of view or act.
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Origin of ultraism

First recorded in 1815–25; ultra- + -ism
Related formsul·tra·ist, noun, adjectiveul·tra·is·tic, adjective
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Examples from the Web for ultraism

Historical Examples

  • I have no sympathy for ultraism in any section or in any cause.

    Sages and Heroes of the American Revolution

    L. Carroll Judson

  • Here he became early distinguished for his ultraism in democracy.

  • God forgive those who have wrung these tears—whatever the ultraism they may represent!


    Henry Morford

British Dictionary definitions for ultraism


  1. extreme philosophy, belief, or action
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Derived Formsultraist, noun, adjectiveultraistic, adjective
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