radicalism

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noun rad·i·cal·ism \ˈra-di-kə-ˌli-zəm\

Definition of radicalism

  1. 1 :  the quality or state of being radical

  2. 2 :  the doctrines or principles of radicals

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First Known Use of radicalism

1817


RADICALISM Defined for English Language Learners

radicalism

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Definition of radicalism for English Language Learners

  • : the opinions and behavior of people who favor extreme changes especially in government : radical political ideas and behavior



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