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ultraconservatism

Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun Unreasonable conservatism; extreme opposition to innovation or change.

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Examples

  • Yang also contended that Chiang was “adversely influenced by the alleged selfish, ultraconservatism of Madame Chiang,” who was “interested in preserving a preeminent status for herself and not greatly concerned with the need for making difficult adaptations to the exigencies of the current critical situation.”

    The Last Empress

  • Neoconservatism, ultraconservatism, has suffered a heavy blow because of the recent elections in that country.

    Castro Speech to 1 May Contingent

  • These range all the way from a consistent willingness to accept very high risks to consistent ultraconservatism.

    Mega-Projects and Their Futures

  • He was just a person and I think he won because he did well in the east and I think it was a case of his ultraconservatism, his seeming to speak the frustrations of the people out there.

    Oral History Interview with Ferrel Guillory, December 11, 1973. Interview A-0123. Southern Oral History Program Collection (#4007)

  • Even in Tunbridge Wells -- a town synonymous with ultraconservatism -- the Vodafone store was blockaded.

    The Full Feed from HuffingtonPost.com

  • Even in Tunbridge Wells-a town synonymous with ultraconservatism-the Vodafone store was blockaded.

    Yahoo! News: Business - Opinion

  • Even in Tunbridge Wells-a town synonymous with ultraconservatism-the Vodafone store was blockaded.

    Yahoo! News: Business - Opinion

  • He has been charged with ultraconservatism, an ­obsession with cruelty, homophobia, antisemitism and drunkenness - and he has admitted to the latter.

    Culture | guardian.co.uk

  • It isn’t surprising that in an era tinged with the paranoid ultraconservatism of the fifties, people seem to want back some of the sixties freedom and revolutionary feeling.

    Life As We Know It

  • It isn’t surprising that in an era tinged with the paranoid ultraconservatism of the fifties, people seem to want back some of the sixties freedom and revolutionary feeling.

    Life As We Know It

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