ultraism

noun
ul·​tra·​ism | \ ˈəl-trə-ˌi-zəm How to pronounce ultraism (audio) \

Definition of ultraism

1 : the principles of those who advocate extreme measures (such as radicalism)
2 : an instance or example of radicalism

Other Words from ultraism

ultraist \ ˈəl-​trə-​ist How to pronounce ultraist (audio) \ adjective or noun
ultraistic \ ˌəl-​trə-​ˈi-​stik How to pronounce ultraistic (audio) \ adjective

First Known Use of ultraism

1821, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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“Ultraism.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/ultraism. Accessed 7 Jun. 2020.

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