Progressionist



a person who believes in progress, as of humankind or society.
Historical Examples

In the new world of our progressionist teachers, it is electricity that is the real motive-power.
Dreams Jerome K. Jerome

He was by education and preference a Tory; by necessity he became a progressionist.
Harper’s New Monthly Magazine, Volume 1, No. 3, August, 1850. Various

noun (rare)
an advocate of social, political, or economic progress; a member of a progressive political party

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