1. extremism

noun. ['ˌɪkˈstrɛmɪzəm, ˌɪkˈstriːˌmɪzəm'] any political theory favoring immoderate uncompromising policies.


  • political theory
  • political orientation


  • conservative
  • dovishness
  • liberal

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Rhymes with Extremism

  • abolitionism
  • absenteeism
  • absolutism
  • activism
  • adventurism
  • adventurism
  • agrarianism
  • alcoholism
  • altruism
  • amateurism
  • americanism
  • anachronism
  • aneurism
  • anglo-catholicism
  • animism
  • antagonism
  • anthropomorphism
  • anti-catholicism
  • anti-catholicism
  • antidisestablishmentarianism

Sentences with extremism

1. Noun, singular or mass
Akhenaten's odd practices and extremism made him unpopular and difficult to understand, let alone follow.

Quotes about extremism

1. The take-home message is that we should blame religion itself, not religious extremism - as though that were some kind of terrible perversion of real, decent religion. Voltaire got it right long ago: 'Those who can make you believe absurdities can make you commit atrocities.' So did Bertrand Russell: 'Many people would sooner die than think. In fact they do.
- Richard Dawkins, The God Delusion