Meaning of ultraism in English:


Pronunciation /ˈʌltrəɪz(ə)m/


mass noun
  • The holding of extreme opinions.

    ‘In Spain this poetic school was called ‘ultraism’ in recognition of its overseas origin and also of its ultimate directions.’
    • ‘By the late 1820s, rising public indignation in the North, called by some ‘ultraism, ‘strengthened antislavery sentiments.’’
    • ‘And, as do many manifestos, ultraism embraced many other writers prior to the naming of this movement.’
    • ‘Well, ultraism has been around for a long time, and its root meaning is people who advocate extreme measures.’
    • ‘They are much afraid the ultraism of the present day will destroy the church.’