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Meaning of REACTIONARY

Pronunciation:  ree'akshunuree

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  an extreme conservative; an opponent of progress or liberalism
  2. [adj]  extremely conservative
 

REACTIONARY is a 11 letter word that starts with R.

 

 Synonyms: extreme right-winger, far-right, reactionist, right, ultraconservative
 
 See Also: Blimp, Bourbon, Colonel Blimp, conservative, conservativist

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. \Re*ac"tion*a*ry\, a.
    Being, causing, or favoring reaction; as, reactionary
    movements.
    
    
  2. \Re*ac"tion*a*ry\, n.; pl. {Reactionaries}.
    One who favors reaction, or seeks to undo political progress
    or revolution.
    
    
 

 

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