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reactionaryism

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attitudes or opinions tending to favor established ideas, conditions, or institutions
  • the region's entrenched reactionaryism made it one of the major battlegrounds for the civil rights movement in the 1960s

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“Reactionaryism.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/reactionaryism. Accessed 10 Aug. 2020.

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