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reactionary

adjective

Synonyms and Antonyms of reactionary


reactionary

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of reactionary

  1. 1 a person whose political beliefs are centered on tradition and keeping things the way they are reactionaries tried to stop the passage of the legislation extending civil rights Synonyms of reactionary archconservative, paleoconservative, conservative, rightist, right-winger, Tory, traditionalistWords Related to reactionary right, right-wing; conformist; neocon, neoconservative; diehard, standpatter; bourbon, Colonel Blimp, fuddy-duddy, square, stuffed shirtNear Antonyms of reactionary extremist, radical, red, revolutionary, revolutionist; reformer, reformistAntonyms of reactionary leftist, left-winger, lefty, liberal, progressive

  2. 2 a person with old-fashioned ideas a reactionary in the nation's ongoing culture war, she seems to believe that watching any TV at all will rot your brain Synonyms of reactionary antediluvian, Colonel Blimp, dodo, fossil, fud, fuddy-duddy, mossback, fogy, stick-in-the-mud, stuffed shirtWords Related to reactionary conservative, rightist, Tory; mandarin, old hand, old-timer, veteran; old maidNear Antonyms of reactionary liberal, progressive, radicalAntonyms of reactionary hipster, modern, trendy



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