ideologue


ideologue

noun

Definition of IDEOLOGUE

1
one who is intensely or excessively devoted to a cause <as long as there are ideologues controlling both sides of the aisle, legislative compromise is out of the question>
Synonyms crusader, fanatic, ideologue (also idealogue), militant, partisan (also partizan), red hot, true believer
Near Antonyms dabbler, dilettante
Antonyms nonmilitant
2
one whose conduct is guided more by the image of perfection than by the real world <the revolutionaries proved to be impractical ideologues who had no idea how to run a country>

Variants of IDEOLOGUE

ideologue also idealogue

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