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extremist (ɪkˈstriːmɪst Pronunciation for extremist



  1. a person who favours or resorts to immoderate, uncompromising, or fanatical methods or behaviour, esp in being politically radical


  1. of, relating to, or characterized by immoderate or excessive actions, opinions, etc

Derived Forms

exˈtremism noun

Translations for 'extremist'

  • British English: extremistPronunciation for extremist If you describe someone as an extremist, you disapprove of them because they try to bring about political change by using violent or extreme methods....foreign extremists.ɪkˈstriːmɪst NOUN
  • Arabic: مُتَطَرِّفPronunciation for مُتَطَرِّف
  • Brazilian Portuguese: extremistaPronunciation for extremista
  • Chinese: 极端主义者Pronunciation for 极端主义者
  • Croatian: ekstremistPronunciation for ekstremist
  • Czech: extremistaPronunciation for extremista extremistka
  • Danish: ekstremistPronunciation for ekstremist
  • Dutch: extremistPronunciation for extremist
  • European Spanish: extremistaPronunciation for extremista
  • Finnish: ekstremistiPronunciation for ekstremisti
  • French: extrémistePronunciation for extrémiste
  • German: ExtremistPronunciation for Extremist Extremistin
  • Greek: εξτρεμιστήςPronunciation for εξτρεμιστής εξτρεμίστρια
  • Italian: estremistaPronunciation for estremista
  • Japanese: 過激派Pronunciation for 過激派
  • Korean: 극단주의자Pronunciation for 극단주의자
  • Norwegian: ekstremistPronunciation for ekstremist
  • Polish: ekstremistaPronunciation for ekstremista ekstremistka
  • Portuguese: extremistaPronunciation for extremista
  • Romanian: extremist extremiști
  • Russian: экстремистPronunciation for экстремист экстремистка
  • Spanish: extremistaPronunciation for extremista
  • Swedish: extremistPronunciation for extremist
  • Thai: คนที่มีหัวรุนแรงPronunciation for คนที่มีหัวรุนแรง
  • Turkish: aşırı uçtaPronunciation for aşırı uçta
  • Ukrainian: екстреміст
  • Vietnamese: người theo chủ nghĩa cực đoanPronunciation for người theo chủ nghĩa cực đoan
  • British English: extremist If you say that someone has extremist views, you disapprove of them because they believe in bringing about change by using violent or extreme methods. ADJECTIVE...his determination to purge the party of extremist views.
  • Brazilian Portuguese: extremista
  • Chinese: 极端主义的极極端主义義的
  • European Spanish: extremista
  • French: extrémiste
  • German: extremistisch
  • Italian: estremista
  • Japanese: 過激主義的な
  • Korean: 극단론의
  • Portuguese: extremista
  • Spanish: extremista

Example Sentences Including 'extremist'

All this is provides particularly fertile soil for extremist propaganda.
Belfast Telegraph (2004)
Others have joined the `Christian Taliban" or called for the formation of armed defence organisations modelled on extremist Muslim groups.
Independent (1999)
Police have called the man charged with the murder of van Gogh an Islamic extremist.
CBC (2005)
She was also an extremist in her attitude to work, human labour, paid or unpaid.
Silverlight was considered quite an extremist in Britain, you know.
Brandon, Ruth Left, Right and Centre
The Home Rule Bill is intended to take the wind from the sails of the extremist Republicans.
Dare Call It Treason
The Sipah-e-Sahaba is among five extremist groups banned by Mr Musharraf.
British Medical Journal (2002)
The website often features statements and tapes claiming to be from al-Qaeda and Islamic extremist groups.
CBC (2004)
`And the same where Protestant extremist organizations were involved?
Higgins, Jack Confessional


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