rightism

rightism

[rahy-tiz-uhm]
noun (sometimes initial capital letter)
1.
conservatism, especially in politics.
2.
reactionary principles, attitudes, or behavior.

Origin:
1935–40; right + -ism

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rightist (ˈraɪtɪst)
 
adj
1.  of, tending towards, or relating to the political right or its principles; conservative, traditionalist, or reactionary
 
n
2.  a person who supports or belongs to the political right
 
'rightism
 
n

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