Synonyms of extremist
radicalDictionary • Police believe the bombing was the work of left-wing extremists.
radical • a former left-wing radical who was involved with the civil rights movement
militant • The militants were apparently planning a terrorist attack.
enthusiast • He is a great sports enthusiast.
fanatic • I am not a religious fanatic but I am a Christian.
devotee • She is a devotee of Bach's music.
die-hard • He has links with former Communist diehards.
bigot • a narrow-minded bigot with pretensions to power
zealot • He was forceful but by no means a zealot.
extremeDictionary • The riots were organized by extremist groups.
extreme • his extreme political views
wild • She's just wild about him.
mad • He's mad about you.
enthusiastic • The band drew a huge and enthusiastic crowd.
passionate • He made a passionate speech about his commitment to peace.
frenzied • the frenzied activity of the general election
fanatical • As a boy he was a fanatical patriot.
fervent • a fervent admirer of her work
zealous • She was a zealous worker for charitable bodies.
rabid • the rabid state media
immoderate • He launched an immoderate tirade on his son.
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bigotIf you describe someone as a bigot, you mean that they are bigoted.
• a narrow-minded bigot with pretensions to power
devoteeSomeone who is a devotee of a subject or activity is very enthusiastic about it.
• She is a devotee of Bach's music.
die-harda person who resists change or who holds onto an untenable position or outdated attitude
• He has links with former Communist diehards.
Thesaurus for extremist from the Collins English Thesaurus
a person who favours or resorts to immoderate, uncompromising, or fanatical methods or behaviour, esp in being politically radical