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accommodationist

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adjective ac·com·mo·da·tion·ist \-ˈdā-sh(ə-)nist\

Definition of accommodationist

  1. :  favoring or practicing accommodation or compromise

Origin and Etymology of accommodationist

accommodation + 2-ist


First Known Use: 1858


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accommodationist

noun ac·com·mo·da·tion·ist

Definition of accommodationist

  1. :  one who adapts to or compromises with an opposing view; especially :  a black who adapts to the ideals or attitudes of whites

accommodationism

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Origin and Etymology of accommodationist

accommodation + 1-ist


First Known Use: 1964


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