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Meaning of ULTRA

Pronunciation:  'ultru

WordNet Dictionary
[adj]  (used of opinions and actions) far beyond the norm; "extremist political views"; "radical opinions on education"; "an ultra conservative"

ULTRA is a 5 letter word that starts with U.


 Synonyms: extremist, immoderate, radical



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
  1. \Ul"tra-\, a.
    A prefix from the Latin ultra beyond (see {Ulterior}), having
    in composition the signification beyond, on the other side,
    chiefly when joined with words expressing relations of place;
    as, ultramarine, ultramontane, ultramundane, ultratropical,
    etc. In other relations it has the sense of excessively,
    exceedingly, beyond what is common, natural, right, or
    proper; as, ultraconservative; ultrademocratic,
    ultradespotic, ultraliberal, ultraradical, etc.
  2. \Ul"tra\, a. [See {Ultra-}.]
    Going beyond others, or beyond due limit; extreme; fanatical;
    uncompromising; as, an ultra reformer; ultra measures.
  3. \Ul"tra\, n.
    One who advocates extreme measures; an ultraist; an
    extremist; a radical. --Brougham.