conservativist

Definitions of conservativist
  1. noun
    a person who is reluctant to accept changes and new ideas
    synonyms: conservative
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    Antonyms:
    liberal, liberalist, progressive
    a person who favors a political philosophy of progress and reform and the protection of civil liberties
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    Karl Adolf Eichmann
    Austrian who became the Nazi official who administered the concentration camps where millions of Jews were murdered during World War II (1906-1962)
    Paul Joseph Goebbels
    German propaganda minister in Nazi Germany who persecuted the Jews (1897-1945)
    Hermann Wilhelm Goring
    German politician in Nazi Germany who founded the Gestapo and mobilized Germany for war (1893-1946)
    Walther Richard Rudolf Hess
    Nazi leader who in 1941 flew a solo flight to Scotland in an apparent attempt to negotiate a peace treaty with Great Britain but was imprisoned for life (1894-1987)
    Heinrich Himmler
    German Nazi who was chief of the SS and the Gestapo and who oversaw the genocide of six million Jews (1900-1945)
    Adolf Hitler
    German Nazi dictator during World War II (1889-1945)
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    capitalist
    a conservative advocate of capitalism
    conformist
    someone who conforms to established standards of conduct (especially in religious matters)
    fuddy-duddy
    a conservative who is old-fashioned or dull in attitude or appearance
    hardliner
    a conservative who is uncompromising
    minimalist
    a conservative who advocates only minor reforms in government or politics
    mossback
    an extremely old-fashioned conservative
    neocon, neoconservative
    a conservative who subscribes to neoconservatism
    extreme right-winger, reactionary, ultraconservative
    an extreme conservative; an opponent of progress or liberalism
    right-winger, rightist
    a member of a right wing political party
    square, square toes
    a formal and conservative person with old-fashioned views
    diehard, traditionalist
    one who adheres to traditional views
    Bourbon
    a reactionary politician in the United States (usually from the South)
    Blimp, Colonel Blimp
    any elderly pompous reactionary ultranationalistic person (after the cartoon character created by Sir David Low)
    fascist
    an adherent of fascism or other right-wing authoritarian views
    monarchist, royalist
    an advocate of the principles of monarchy
    Rip van Winkle
    a person oblivious to social changes
    Tory
    a supporter of traditional political and social institutions against the forces of reform; a political conservative
    type of:
    adult, grownup
    a fully developed person from maturity onward
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