Meaning of extremism in English:


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mass noun
  • The holding of extreme political or religious views; fanaticism.

    ‘the dangers of religious extremism’
    • ‘No other country possesses so many laws against right-wing extremism as Germany.’
    • ‘That is why we need less extremism and pulling other people down for political gain in Government.’
    • ‘Otherwise their anger and frustration can lead to religious extremism.’
    • ‘To deny certain levels of anti-social behaviour invites absolute extremism.’
    • ‘The fanatics turn to extremism, which has really no basis in the true religion at all.’
    fanaticism, radicalism, zealotry, zeal, fundamentalism, dogmatism, bigotry, militancy, activism
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/ɪkˈstriːmɪz(ə)m/ /ɛkˈstriːmɪz(ə)m/