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extremist

ex·trem·ist

extremist

 
pronunciation:
ihk stri mihst
parts of speech:
noun, adjective
part of speech: noun
definition 1: a person who takes a radical stand and encourages radical action or thinking, esp. in politics.
The extremists wish to destroy the republic and bring about a return of the monarchy.
antonyms:
moderate
similar words:
fanatic, radical
definition 2: a person who is a member of an organization that advocates extreme acts or policies.
similar words:
radical
 
part of speech: adjective
definition: of or pertaining to extremists or extreme actions.
similar words:
fanatic