Definition of Leftists
1. Noun. (plural of leftist) ¹
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Definition of Leftists
1. leftist [n] - See also: leftist
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Literary usage of Leftists
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Assessing the Soviet Threat: The Early Cold War Years edited by Woodrow J. Kuhns (1999)
"... has produced increasing tension between Hungarian leftists aad conservative groups, and a near-revolt within Premier Nagy's Smallholders* Party. ..."
2. Moon-o-theism: Religion of a War and Moon God Prophet, Volume II of II by Yoel Natan (2006)
"Liberals and leftists who say that Islam is a Religion of Peace™ are apologists for Islam and ... leftists and Islamists defend terrorism and insurgencies, ..."
3. The Catholic Encyclopedia: An International Work of Reference on the by Charles George Herbermann, Edward Aloysius Pace, Condé Bénoist Pallen, Thomas Joseph Shahan, John Joseph Wynne (1913)
"Hegel's immediate followers in Germany are generally divided into the "Hegelian Rightists" and the "Hegelian leftists". The Rightists developed his ..."
4. Lenin's Legacy: The Story of the Cpsu by Robert G. Wesson (1978)
"Even worse, perhaps, they failed to perceive the distinction between the equalitarian leftists and the authoritarian leftists (the Bolsheviks). ..."
5. El Salvador at War: An Oral History of Conflict from the 1979 Insurrection edited by Max G. Manwaring, Court Prisk (1995)
"However, the US Embassy's actions today induce violence, allowing the leftists to come and paint the Embassy, and other demonstrations. ..."
6. Peace and Survival: West Germany, the Peace Movement, and European Security by David Gress (1985)
"... be applied to the US-Soviet case.30 Kennan and Liska are by no means leftists; their personal preferences and moral standards are clearly conservative. ..."
7. History of Philosophy by William Turner (1903)
"The so-called Hegelian leftists developed the anti-Christian elements in Hegel's thought, ... To the leftists belonged Strauss (1808-1874), author of Das ..."