Meaning of gradualist in English:


Pronunciation /ˈɡradʒʊəlɪst/


See gradualism

‘Nevertheless, for gradualists, who hoped that devolution would provide a workable and stable form of home rule that could endure for years before coming under question, recent developments have been sobering.’
  • ‘He can't be a gradualist because he has only got four years.’
  • ‘Gore talks about more issues and in general is more of a gradualist.’
  • ‘But his approach to changing the status quo is gradualist rather than revolutionary.’
  • ‘He was a gradualist, and that was because he was historically pessimistic, but not despairing.’