Synonyms and Antonyms of ideologue
1 one who is intensely or excessively devoted to a cause as long as there are ideologues controlling both sides of the aisle, legislative compromise is out of the question Synonyms of ideologue crusader, fanatic, zealot (also idealogue), militant, partisan (also partizan), red hot, true believerWords Related to ideologue activist; dreamer, idealist, visionary; cultist, disciple, follower, hanger-on, idolizer, votary; addict, aficionado (also afficionado), buff, bug, devotee, enthusiast, fan, fancier, fiend, fool, freak, habitué (also habitue), head, hound, junkie (also junky), lover, maniac, maven (also mavin), nut, sucker; advocate, apostle, backer, champion, evangelist, patron, promoter, stalwart, supporter; booster, rooter, well-wisher; faddistNear Antonyms of ideologue dabbler, dilettanteAntonyms of ideologue nonmilitant
2 one whose conduct is guided more by the image of perfection than by the real world the revolutionaries proved to be impractical ideologues who had no idea how to run a country Synonyms of ideologue Don Quixote, dreamer, fantast, idealizer, idealist (also idealogue), romantic, romanticist, utopian, visionaryWords Related to ideologue emotionalist, sentimentalist; daydreamer, fantasizer, woolgatherer; Micawber, optimist, Pollyanna; do-gooder, reformer; perfectionist; doctrinaire, theorist, thinkerNear Antonyms of ideologue cynic, defeatist, pessimist; empiric, empiricistAntonyms of ideologue hardnose, pragmatist, realist
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