Definition of Extremism

1. Noun. Any political theory favoring immoderate uncompromising policies.

Generic synonyms: Ideology, Political Orientation, Political Theory
Derivative terms: Extremist

Definition of Extremism

1. Noun. extreme ideas or actions ¹

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Definition of Extremism

1. [n -S]

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Literary usage of Extremism

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1. "Foreigners Out": Xenophobia and Right-wing Violence in Germany by Holly Cartner (1992)
"Mr. Uhrlau expressed fear that Germany would continue to experience a dramatic rise in right-wing extremism for the foreseeable future. ..."

2. The Living Age by Making of America Project, Eliakim Littell, Robert S. Littell (1844)
"He therefore dismisses as incorrect extremism the pure ... Similarly, he dismisses the functional extremism of Catholicism and Humanism on the Right, ..."

3. Germany for Germans: Xenophobia and Racist Violence in Germany by Maryellen Fullerton (1995)
"GROWTH OF RIGHT-WING extremism The German government has reported a phenomenal increase in right-wing and xenophobic violence in the last decade. ..."

4. South Korea: A Country Study edited by Andrea M. Savada, William Shaw (1997)
"Political extremism and Political Violence The deliberate use of violence, including occasional assassination, to express or advance political goals was ..."

5. Special Operations Forces: Roles And Missions In The Aftermath Of The Cold War by Wayne A. (FRW) Downing (1996)
"... Ethnonational Violence, Religious extremism, and State Disintegration: Threats to American Interests Abroad? Richard H. Shultz, Jr. Five years after the ..."

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