Examples of ideology in a Sentence
the ideology of a totalitarian society
He says that the election is not about ideology.
Recent Examples of ideology from the Web
Experts describe him as a true believer in the Marxist-Leninist ideology that formed the basis of Fidel Castro's government.
Dawn Penich-Thacker, spokeswoman for that group, said the Herrod recording exposes the ideology driving school-choice policies in Arizona.
Even today, when workers are increasingly less able to consume, the economics of employment and prosperity remain deeply entangled in American political discourse with the ideology of over-consumption.
Moderate Republicans say colleagues further to the right are wedded to an ideology that no longer makes sense.
Contrary to the op-ed, Yale does not adhere to a specific ideology of social justice.
Animosity between Dortmund and Leipzig has formed largely due to the ideology of the little man taking on the big corporate giant and fans have clashed in previous Bundesliga fixtures among anti-commercialisation protests.
The ideology of Afrocentrism encourages teaching about the achievements of the continent’s civilizations, and some public intellectuals and scholars have argued that ancient Egypt was a black African civilization.
The neo-Nazi group, known as Atomwaffen Division, is known for its recruiting of young white men, attracted to a violent ideology that idolizes Adolf Hitler and Charles Manson.
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What Does ideology Mean?
Ideology has been in use in English since the end of the 18th century and is one of the few words whose coiner we can identify. The French writer A. L. C. Destutt de Tracy proposed it as a term to designate the “science of ideas,” and in that sense the word was quickly borrowed into English. Though ideology originated as a serious philosophical term, within a few decades it took on connotations of impracticality thanks to Napoleon, who used it in a derisive manner. Today, the word most often refers to “a systematic body of concepts,” especially those of a particular group or political party.
Origin and Etymology of ideology
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: the set of ideas and beliefs of a group or political party
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