Leftism



[lef-tist] /ˈlɛf tɪst/

noun
1.
a member of the political Left or a person sympathetic to its views.
adjective
2.
of, pertaining to, characteristic of, or advocated by the political Left.
/ˈlɛftɪst/
adjective
1.
of, tending towards, or relating to the political left or its principles
noun
2.
a person who supports or belongs to the political left
n.

1917, from left in the political sense + -ism.
adj.

1897, from left (adj.) in the political sense + -ist.

One who holds a left-wing viewpoint; someone who seeks radical social and economic change in the direction of greater equality.

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