Examples of ideologue in a Sentence
as long as there are ideologues controlling both sides of the aisle, legislative compromise is out of the question
the revolutionaries proved to be impractical ideologues who had no idea how to run a country
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At worst, Schlesinger writes, the sanctioning of state ethnonational ideologues could Balkanize American society further.
The only leverage those ideologues can wield, then, is threatening the speaker’s job.
Interestingly, more extreme ideologues appeared to embrace more complex ways of thinking when exiting office, which inevitably links to a few key conclusions.
The opportunity to propose amendments without the normal hurdle of getting them past two-thirds majorities in both the House and Senate might prove hard for ideologues to resist.
The fragility of the Trump presidency, as reflected in his terrible approval ratings, is all the more reason for Republicans to move as quickly and as ruthlessly as possible in getting some good ideologues into the courts.
Recent reports revealed that the former Trump whisperer and ultranationalist ideologue is spearheading an effort to support a slate of primary challenges against sitting Republicans seemingly opposed to his agenda.
Many Republican voters are more selective in their support for guns than the ideologues
This is difficult in India’s notoriously diverse amalgam, and so the ideologues of Hindutva have appealed to a primordial Vedic past, prior to the arrival of the Mughals, in a bid to negate the Hindu faith’s plurality and syncretic history.
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Origin and Etymology of ideologue
First Known Use: 1815See Words from the same year
Synonymscrusader, fanatic, zealot (also idealogue), militant, partisan (also partizan), red hot, true believer
Related Wordsactivist; dreamer, idealist, visionary; cultist, disciple, follower, hanger-on, idolizer, votary; addict, aficionado (also afficionado), buff, bug, devotee, enthusiast, fan, fancier, fiend, fool, freak, habitué (also habitue), head, hound, junkie (also junky), lover, maniac, maven (also mavin), nut, sucker; advocate, apostle, backer, champion, evangelist, patron, promoter, stalwart, supporter; booster, rooter, well-wisher; faddist
Near Antonymsdabbler, dilettante
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