Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun Revolutionary principles.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun The state of being in revolution; revolutionary doctrines or principles.

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  • noun The state of being in revolution.
  • noun Revolutionary doctrines or principles.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun a belief in the spread of revolutionary principles

Etymologies

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revolution +‎ -ism

Examples

  • But most insistently he blames the “excessive revolutionism” of the radical democrats and their leader.

    The Return

  • But most insistently he blames the “excessive revolutionism” of the radical democrats and their leader.

    The Return

  • But most insistently he blames the “excessive revolutionism” of the radical democrats and their leader.

    The Return

  • But most insistently he blames the “excessive revolutionism” of the radical democrats and their leader.

    The Return

  • The link between aesthetics and politics which forms the novel's principal thesis is only an abstract one - in practice, the link did not exist, and most of the writers, artists, filmmakers and composers who began by espousing the cause of a New Jerusalem built from Marxist revolutionism ultimately found themselves cast adrift in a murky sea of violence, war, totalitarianism and genocide.

    A private story

  • The link between aesthetics and politics which forms the novel's principal thesis is only an abstract one - in practice, the link did not exist, and most of the writers, artists, filmmakers and composers who began by espousing the cause of a New Jerusalem built from Marxist revolutionism ultimately found themselves cast adrift in a murky sea of violence, war, totalitarianism and genocide.

    Archive 2010-09-01

  • It was a manifestly reformist practice carried on in the name of an illusory revolutionism.

    The Society of the Spectacle-by Guy Debord (translated by Ken Knabb)

  • Such idealism as Singer allows in the novel is given to the few revolutionaries who appear in its pages, but theirs turns out to be a naïve revolutionism.

    A Yiddish Novel With Tolstoyan Sweep

  • Karen Sifakis's Quaker-tinged revolutionism permits only property destruction.

    Fever Dreams of Your FBI

  • It was a manifestly reformist practice carried on in the name of an illusory revolutionism.

    2009 October

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