Definitions of conservativist

n a person who is reluctant to accept changes and new ideas

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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a conservative advocate of capitalism
someone who conforms to established standards of conduct (especially in religious matters)
a conservative who is old-fashioned or dull in attitude or appearance
a conservative who is uncompromising
a conservative who advocates only minor reforms in government or politics
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
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)
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
a supporter of traditional political and social institutions against the forces of reform; a political conservative
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adult, grownup
a fully developed person from maturity onward

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