Meaning of eliminationism in English:


Pronunciation /ɪˌlɪmɪˈneɪʃənɪz(ə)m/


mass noun
  • The belief or policy that a particular group of people should be expelled or eradicated.

    ‘a regime that stands for little other than racist eliminationism’
    • ‘And thirdly, even when eliminationism is uttered by blustering fools, it is still fascism.’
    • ‘That's anti-human eliminationism straight out of the deep-ecology mass-murder fantasy, right there.’
    • ‘There simply is no basis for saying that both sides do it; dehumanization and its associated eliminationism is exclusively a phenomenon of the right.’
    • ‘People assume that true eliminationism, with the intention of completely destroying another group, takes a rare constellation of a state apparatus and technological means.’
    • ‘To understand the politics of mass murder and eliminationism, the technical means of carrying out the deed are almost never the central issue.’
    • ‘This is the fruit of a conservative movement which wraps its attacks on Democrats and liberals all too frequently in the language of eliminationism.’
    • ‘The right has made a cottage industry of demonizing liberals, blaming them for every ill of society and ramping up that rhetoric until it has no distinction from eliminationism.’