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leftism

noun left·ism \ˈlef-ˌti-zəm\

Definition of LEFTISM

1
:  the principles and views of the left; also :  the movement embodying these principles
2
:  advocacy of or adherence to the doctrines of the left
left·ist \-tist\ noun or adjective

Examples of LEFTISM

  1. <the candidate's opponents are working overtime to paint him as a champion of extreme leftism>

First Known Use of LEFTISM

1920

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