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reactionary

re·ac·tion·ar·y

reactionary

 
pronunciation:
ri aek sh neI ri
parts of speech:
adjective, noun
features:
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part of speech: adjective
definition: characterized by reaction, esp. political movement toward extreme conservatism.
His reactionary views are well-known, and even his conservative friends find them extreme at times.
synonyms:
right-wing, ultraconservative
antonyms:
liberal, progressive, radical
similar words:
conservative, fascist, right
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part of speech: noun
inflections: reactionaries
definition: a person who supports or advocates political reaction.
He's always been a conservative, but recently he's become a true reactionary.
synonyms:
conservative, right-winger, ultraconservative
antonyms:
progressive, radical
similar words:
fascist, obstructionist, tory
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