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ultraism (s) (noun), ultraisms (pl)
1. Any theory approving of immoderate and uncompromising policies; especially, in politics or government: In his history book, Ralf read about the abolitionists and their ultraism in their cause against slavery in the U.S. in the 19th century.
2. Rules or standards set by people who uphold radical or drastic measures: Timothy was interested in the writing style showing the aspects of ultraism, as in the avoidance of sentimentalism in literature..
3. Etymology: from Latin alteri, "other"; from ultra, "beyond, on the other side of" + -ism, "action or process".
Radicalism or extremism in politics.
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