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ultraism

[uhl-truh-iz-uh m]
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noun
  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 ultraist

Historical Examples

  • The abolitionist is reproachfully called an "ultraist" and "an immediatist."

    The Anti-Slavery Examiner, Omnibus

    American Anti-Slavery Society


British Dictionary definitions for ultraist

ultraism

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