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1. reactionary

noun. ['riːˈækʃəˌnɛri'] an extreme conservative; an opponent of progress or liberalism.

Synonyms

  • Colonel Blimp
  • ultraconservative
  • Bourbon
  • conservativist
  • extreme right-winger
  • Blimp

Antonyms

  • unorthodox
  • lower-class
  • upper-class
  • unconventional

Etymology

  • réactionnaire (French)

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Words that Rhyme with Reactionary

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  • cadbury
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  • capillary
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Example sentences of the word reactionary


1. Adjective
They can be fixed more as a preventive measure than a reactionary one.

2. reactionary

adjective. ['riːˈækʃəˌnɛri'] extremely conservative.

Synonyms

  • far-right
  • reactionist

Antonyms

  • left
  • juvenile
  • nonconformist

Etymology

  • réactionnaire (French)
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