ultraconservative

adjective
ul·​tra·​con·​ser·​va·​tive | \ ˌəl-trə-kən-ˈsər-və-tiv How to pronounce ultraconservative (audio) \

Definition of ultraconservative

: extremely or extraordinarily conservative an ultraconservative investment strategy especially : very strongly favoring, adhering to, or based upon the principles of conservatism (as in politics or religion) ultraconservative politicians/views an ultraconservative religious sect

Other Words from ultraconservative

ultraconservative noun, plural ultraconservatives
a bill backed by ultraconservatives
ultraconservatism \ ˌəl-​trə-​kən-​ˈsər-​və-​ˌti-​zəm How to pronounce ultraconservative (audio) \ noun
fiscal ultraconservatism

First Known Use of ultraconservative

1843, in the meaning defined above

Keep scrolling for more

Learn More About ultraconservative

Time Traveler for ultraconservative

Time Traveler

The first known use of ultraconservative was in 1843

See more words from the same year

Statistics for ultraconservative

Cite this Entry

“Ultraconservative.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/ultraconservative. Accessed 23 Jun. 2021.

Style: MLA
MLACheck Mark Icon ChicagoCheck Mark Icon APACheck Mark Icon Merriam-WebsterCheck Mark Icon

More from Merriam-Webster on ultraconservative

Thesaurus: All synonyms and antonyms for ultraconservative

WORD OF THE DAY

Test Your Vocabulary

Return of Name that Color!

  • a light greenish blue color
  • Name that color:
Name That Thing

Test your visual vocabulary with our 10-question challenge!

TAKE THE QUIZ
Typeshift

Anagram puzzles meet word search.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!