revisionism

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noun re·vi·sion·ism \ri-ˈvi-zhə-ˌni-zəm\

Definition of revisionism

  1. 1 :  a movement in revolutionary Marxian socialism favoring an evolutionary rather than a revolutionary spirit

  2. 2 :  advocacy of revision (as of a doctrine or policy or in historical analysis)

revisionist

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1903

First Known Use of revisionism

1903


REVISIONISM Defined for English Language Learners

revisionism

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noun re·vi·sion·ism \ri-ˈvi-zhə-ˌni-zəm\

Definition of revisionism for English Language Learners

  • : support of ideas and beliefs that differ from and try to change accepted ideas and beliefs especially in a way that is seen as wrong or dishonest


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