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extremism

[ik-stree-miz-uh m] /ɪkˈstri mɪz əm/
noun
1.
a tendency or disposition to go to extremes or an instance of going to extremes, especially in political matters:
leftist extremism; the extremism of the Nazis.
Origin
1860-1865
1860-65; extreme + -ism
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