ul·​tra·​pro·​gres·​sive ˌəl-trə-prə-ˈgre-siv How to pronounce ultraprogressive (audio)
: very characteristic of or strongly favoring the views of political progressives (see progressive entry 2 sense 1b) : extremely progressive
ultraprogressive policies
an ultraprogressive mayor
the ultraprogressive magazine

Examples of ultraprogressive in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Republicans have struggled to coalesce around a specific critique of the plan, beyond condemning it as ultraprogressive, a charge that Democrats were happy to accept. Emily Cochrane, New York Times, 10 Mar. 2021 These trends will accelerate as more Millennials desert the deep-blue cities, swapping an ultraprogressive milieu for generally less progressive politics in the suburbs, smaller towns, and even rural areas. Joel Kotkin, National Review, 17 Sep. 2020

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Word History

First Known Use

1854, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of ultraprogressive was in 1854

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“Ultraprogressive.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/ultraprogressive. Accessed 22 Apr. 2024.

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