reactionary

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adjective re·ac·tion·ary \rē-ˈak-shə-ˌner-ē\

Definition of reactionary

  1. :  relating to, marked by, or favoring reaction; especially :  ultraconservative in politics

reactionary

noun

reactionaryism

play \-ˌi-zəm\ noun

Examples of reactionary in a Sentence

  1. reactionary guardians of proper English usage invariably regard every new coinage that comes along as a nonword

1815

First Known Use of reactionary

1815



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