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Synonyms and Antonyms of die–hardism

  1. attitudes or opinions tending to favor established ideas, conditions, or institutions <a professor of economics who regards himself as the lone bastion of political die-hardism on an overwhelmingly liberal campus> Synonyms conservativeness, die-hardism, reactionaryism, traditionalism, ultraconservatismRelated Words neoconservatism, Toryism; illiberalism; conventionalism, conventionality, fogyism (or fogeyism)Near Antonyms neoliberalism; extremism, radicalism; nonconformism, nonconformity, unconventionalism, unorthodoxyAntonyms broad-mindedness, liberalism, liberalness, open-mindedness, progressivism

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