• Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Radicality Germinal principle; source; origination.
    • Radicality Radicalness; relation to a root in essential nature or principle.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n radicality The state or character of being radical, in any sense.
    • n radicality Origination.
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  • Walter Lippmann
    “Our conscience is not the vessel of eternal verities. It grows with our social life, and a new social condition means a radical change in conscience.”
  • Alice Walker
    “The gift of loneliness is sometimes a radical vision of society or one's people that has not previously been taken into account.”
  • John Fischer
    John Fischer
    “What this country needs is radicals who will stay that way regardless of the creeping years.”
  • Franklin D. Roosevelt
    “A radical is a man with both feet firmly planted in the air.”
  • Oscar Wilde
    “He thinks like a Tory, and talks like a Radical, and that's so important nowadays.”
  • Angela Y. Davis
    Angela Y. Davis
    “Radical simply means grasping things at the root.”


In literature:

Later, opposition to "government by injunction" became a tenet of the more radical Democracy.
"History of the United States, Volume 5" by E. Benjamin Andrews
A fresh vision that early morning in the mouth of the desert cave made the yet deeper more radical transformation.
"Quiet Talks on the Crowned Christ of Revelation" by S. D. Gordon
He was a radical of the radicals, and organized a number of reform societies.
"A Budget of Paradoxes, Volume I (of II)" by Augustus De Morgan
With his German education he had imbibed radicalism to its full extent.
"Red-Tape and Pigeon-Hole Generals" by William H. Armstrong
There was no excuse for longer sporting with this radical Amaryllis either in shade or in sunshine; so I sought Henry Winter Davis.
"Destruction and Reconstruction:" by Richard Taylor
Radical Steps Taken by Bankers.
"History of the United States, Volume 6 (of 6)" by E. Benjamin Andrews
Yet at the beginning of his term of office he was more popular with the Radicals than Lincoln had ever been.
"A History of the United States" by Cecil Chesterton
The radicals of the South, as I have stated, invited radicalism from the North as the only sure antidote.
"The Hindered Hand" by Sutton E. Griggs
Radicalism in England appeared to me to be but another word for Republicanism, with the name of King instead of President.
"The Story of My Life" by Egerton Ryerson
But the larger mind of Virginia was moved toward a radical treatment of the disease itself, instead of its symptoms.
"The Negro and the Nation" by George S. Merriam
The first great question all men ask is: does Lord John come in, leaning on Radical or Conservative aid?
"The Letters of Queen Victoria, Vol 2 (of 3), 1844-1853" by Queen Victoria
About these people the writer will presently have occasion to say a good deal, and also of real Radicals.
"The Romany Rye A Sequel to 'Lavengro'" by George Borrow
And the young Radical was popular throughout the county.
"Ralph the Heir" by Anthony Trollope
The few honest and austere radicals went down with their greedy and noisy fellows; the Jacobin party was no more.
"The Life of Napoleon Bonaparte" by William Milligan Sloane
Both carry on an energetic propaganda in the entire country, the older organization being the more radical.
"The Modern Woman's Rights Movement" by Kaethe Schirmacher
Others of us resort to radical coffee and radical tea; and she has a radical carriage.
"Rural Rides" by William Cobbett
The more radical the treatment, I held, the quicker the cure.
"Prison Memoirs of an Anarchist" by Alexander Berkman
It also changed, though in a less radical way, the franchise in the counties.
"The Government of England (Vol. I)" by A. Lawrence Lowell
In '72 he published Radical Discourses on Religious Subjects (Boston, '72), and Radical Rhymes, '79.
"A Biographical Dictionary of Freethinkers of All Ages and Nations" by Joseph Mazzini Wheeler
Now there is nothing in the notion of a double which could account for so radical a heterogeneity.
"The Elementary Forms of the Religious Life" by Emile Durkheim

In poetry:

I think that Samuel Johnson said
His side had won the day,
Had not we women radicals
Just got right in the way.
"The Deliverance" by Frances Ellen Watkins
Then, in the future that we see,
Bamford, the Radical, shall live anew,
And be proclaim'd abroad, as he
Who fought for Freedom when her friends were few!
"Lines, to Mr. Samuel Bamford, on his seventy-sixth birthday, February 28th, 1864." by Samuel Bamford
So I turn tory for the nonce,
And think the radical a bore,
Who cannot see, thick-witted dunce,
That what was good for people once
Must be as good forevermore.
"The Optimist" by James Russell Lowell

In news:

You need to attack the real enemy here, radical fundamentalism.
I think I saw an ad in a recent issue for some kind of radical new windshield wiper.
Now's the time to make radical changes in funding energy projects.
A poignant signal of the radical transformation in the newspaper business.
Elizabeth Banks had the most radical onscreen transformation in The Hunger Games.
The top Republican candidates share a single, radical vision: to trash the environment, shred the safety net and aid the rich.
It has been dogged by controversy and questions, which have been renewed by the killing in a drone strike of Anwar al-Aulaqi, a former imam there turned radical anti-American.
How an arcane tech spec can radically affect the sound of your headphones.
(AP) — An ugly and perhaps predictable backlash is sprouting across the nation as federal officials say there is mounting evidence that radical Muslims planned and carried out the terror attacks in New York and Washington.
Mexico's divided leftist party has chosen a veteran radical as its presidential candidate.
See evidence of a radical surgical procedure common among the Inca 500 years ago.
The rap group dead prez have by far some of the most radical politics of any artists in American music today.
Bomb plot suspect was radical, loner .
Artwork Gerard Blommaert Radical Renderings 1934 Ford.
Artwork Gerard Blommaert Radical Renderings 1955 Ford Truck.

In science:

Proposition 2.1 If r is a radical property of g.m.rings, then A is a r-g.m.ring if and only if A can not be g.m.homomorphical ly mapped onto a non-zero r-semisimple g.m.ring.
The Baer Radical Of Generalized Matrix Rings
Proposition 2.2 Let r is a radical property of g.m.rings.
The Baer Radical Of Generalized Matrix Rings
We cal l the radical property the upper radical determined by K}, written rK .
The Baer Radical Of Generalized Matrix Rings
If r ′ is also a radical property of g.m.rings and R(r) ⊆ R(r ′ ) then we say r ≤ r ′ .
The Baer Radical Of Generalized Matrix Rings
Theorem 2.3 Let K be a class of g.m.rings satisfying the condition (Q1) and r be a radical property of g.m.rings.
The Baer Radical Of Generalized Matrix Rings
Theorem 2.4 Let r is a radical property of rings. g.m.rings as fol lows. A g.m.ring A is a g.m.r-g.m.ring if and only if A is a r-ring.
The Baer Radical Of Generalized Matrix Rings
Then g.m.r is a radical property of g.m.rings.
The Baer Radical Of Generalized Matrix Rings
In this section, A denotes a g.m.ring. rb(Aij ) denotes the Baer radical of Aj i-ring Aij .
The Baer Radical Of Generalized Matrix Rings
If let r denote rK , then ¯r denotes the upper radical determined by g.m. K of g.m.rings.
The Baer Radical Of Generalized Matrix Rings
Following Theorem 3.2, we can obtain the below radical properties of g.m.rings.
The Baer Radical Of Generalized Matrix Rings
Theorem 3.3 Let r be a weakly special radical of rings.
The Baer Radical Of Generalized Matrix Rings
Shaoxue Liu, The Baer radical and the Levitzki radical for additive category, J.
The Baer Radical Of Generalized Matrix Rings
Shouchuan Zhang and Weixin Chen, The general theory of radicals and the Baer radical for Γ-rings, J.
The Baer Radical Of Generalized Matrix Rings
Let Gr(S ) be a linear algebraic group, and let K be a radical of Gr(S ).
Simple Bol loops
Note that it is much more radical than both the non-reductive perdurantism mentioned in (1) of Section 1.3, and the (No Difference) reply discussed below.
On the Persistence of Homogeneous Matter