ideologist

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n ideologist an advocate of some ideology
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n ideologist One who is occupied with ideas or ideals that have no real significance or value; one who indulges in theories or speculations, or fabricates ideal schemes.
    • n ideologist One who advocates the doctrines of ideology.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Ideologist one occupied with ideas having no significance: a mere theorist—also Idē′ologue
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Etymology

Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
Gr. idea, idea, logia, discourse.

Usage

In literature:

But why did not this ideologist perceive that man is not proprietor even of his own faculties?
"What is Property?" by P. J. Proudhon
Napoleon was afraid to try; he persecuted ideologists.
"The Duchesse de Langeais" by Honore de Balzac
Like other ideologists, I find it easier to preach than to practise.
"Scaramouche" by Rafael Sabatini
I said once before that I hated ideologists.
"The Crime of Sylvestre Bonnard" by Anatole France
Those of ideologists, Jacobins, and peculators under the Directory.
"Memoirs of Napoleon Bonaparte, Complete" by Louis Antoine Fauvelet de Bourrienne
Napoleon was afraid to try; he persecuted ideologists.
"The Thirteen" by Honore de Balzac
In fact, it is not clear; but why require clarity of philosophers and ideologists?
"Delsarte System of Oratory" by Various
He was what Bonaparte called an ideologist.
"Continental Monthly, Vol. 5, Issue 2, February, 1864" by Various
But here we are assailed by clamorous exclamations: You are theorists, metaphysicians, ideologists, utopians, men of maxims!
"Sophisms of the Protectionists" by Frederic Bastiat
Talleyrand recognised it in his plan of 1791, which did not suit Condorcet and his 'ideologists.
"France and the Republic" by William Henry Hurlbert
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In news:

Tankers Are 'Legitimate' Targets Warns Al-Qaeda Ideologist .
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