Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun Disposition to go to extremes in doctrine or practice; ultraism.

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  • noun extreme ideas or actions

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  • noun any political theory favoring immoderate uncompromising policies

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Examples

  • Observe, in politics, that the term extremism has become a synonym of -evil, " regardless of the content of the issue (the evil is not what you are -extreme" about, but that you are -extreme-i. e., consistent).

    The Virtue of Selfishness

  • The use of the word extremism really got rev'd up with the debate over the debt ceiling but I thought it would get put to rest after Senator Marco Rubio took to the Senate floor and mocked President Obama by quoting his words opposing the raising of the debt ceiling when he was a Senator.

    FOXNews.com

  • The term extremism is currently in vogue to describe hate groups and other malcontents listed as such by knowledgeable monitors like SPLC and others in the T2A sidebar, but while we all know what ......

    Talk To Action

  • The term extremism is currently in vogue to describe hate groups and other malcontents listed as such by knowledgeable monitors like SPLC and others in the T2A sidebar, but while we all know what ......

    Talk To Action

  • The term extremism is currently in vogue to describe hate groups and other malcontents listed as such by knowledgeable monitors like SPLC and others in the T2A sidebar, but while we all know what ......

    Talk To Action

  • The term extremism is currently in vogue to describe hate groups and other malcontents listed as such by knowledgeable monitors like SPLC and others in the T2A sidebar, but while we all know what ......

    Talk To Action

  • The term extremism is currently in vogue to describe hate groups and other malcontents listed as such by knowledgeable monitors like SPLC and others in the T2A sidebar, but while we all know what ......

    Talk To Action

  • The term extremism is currently in vogue to describe hate groups and other malcontents listed as such by knowledgeable monitors like SPLC and others in the T2A sidebar, but while we all know what ......

    Talk To Action

  • The term extremism is currently in vogue to describe hate groups and other malcontents listed as such by knowledgeable monitors like SPLC and others in the T2A sidebar, but while we all know what ......

    Talk To Action

  • The irony is that the term extremism is meaningless.

    Capitalism Magazine (CapMag.com)

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