ul·​tra·​ism ˈəl-trə-ˌi-zəm How to pronounce ultraism (audio)
: the principles of those who advocate extreme measures (such as radicalism)
: an instance or example of radicalism
ultraist adjective or noun
ultraistic adjective

Word History

First Known Use

1821, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Time Traveler
The first known use of ultraism was in 1821

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“Ultraism.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/ultraism. Accessed 8 Dec. 2023.

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