HyperDic: ideology

English > 2 senses of the word ideology:
NOUNcognitionideology, political orientation, political theoryan orientation that characterizes the thinking of a group or nation
cognitionideologyimaginary or visionary theorization
ideology > pronunciation
RhymesAgee ... zoology: 128 rhymes with jhiy...
English > ideology: 2 senses > noun 1, cognition
MeaningAn orientation that characterizes the thinking of a group or nation.
Synonymspolitical orientation, political theory
Attributesconservativeresistant to change
liberalTolerant of change
NarrowerNegritudeAn ideological position that holds Black culture to be independent and valid on its own terms
OrleanismThe political philosophy of the Orleanists
UtopianismThe political orientation of a Utopian who believes in impossibly idealistic schemes of social perfection
absolutism, totalitarianism, totalismThe principle of complete and unrestricted power in government
anarchismA political theory favoring / favoring the abolition of governments
autocracyA political theory favoring / favoring unlimited authority by a single individual
centrism, moderatismA political philosophy of avoiding the extremes / extremes of left and right by taking a moderate position or course of action
collectivismA political theory that the people should own the means of production
communismA political theory favoring / favoring collectivism in a classless society
conservatism, conservativismA political or theological orientation advocating the preservation of the best in society and opposing radical changes
constitutionalismadvocacy of a system of government according to constitutional principles
democracyThe political orientation of those who favor / favor government by the people or by their elected representatives / representatives
domino theoryThe political theory that if one nation comes under communist control then neighboring nations will also come under communist control
dovishnessAny political orientation favoring / favoring compromise to avoid conflict
elitismThe attitude that society should be governed by an elite group of individuals
extremismAny political theory favoring / favoring immoderate uncompromising policies
fascismA political theory advocating an authoritarian hierarchical government (as opposed to democracy / democracy or liberalism)
federalismThe idea of a federal organization of more or less self-governing units
fundamentalismThe strict adherence to the basic principles or doctrines of a religion, ideology, etc.
hawkishnessAny political orientation favoring / favoring aggressive policies
imperialismA political orientation that advocates imperial interests
leftismThe ideology of the political left
liberalismA political orientation that favors / favors social progress by reform / reform and by changing laws rather than by revolution
libertarianismAn ideological belief in freedom ... / freedom of thought and speech
meritocracyThe belief that rulers should be chosen for their superior abilities and not because of their wealth or birth
monarchismA belief in and advocacy of monarchy as a political system
progressivismThe political orientation of those who favor / favor progress toward better conditions in government and society
radicalismThe political orientation of those who favor / favor revolutionary change in government and society
reactionismThe political orientation of reactionaries
republicanismThe political orientation of those who hold that a republic is the best form of government
rightismThe ideology of the political right
segregationismA political orientation favoring / favoring political or racial segregation
social democracyThe belief in a gradual transition from capitalism to socialism / socialism by democratic means
socialismA political theory advocating state ownership of industry
theocracyThe belief in government by divine guidance
BroaderorientationAn integrated set of attitudes and beliefs
Spanishideología, orientación política
Catalanideologia, orientació política
Adjectivesideologicalof or pertaining to or characteristic of an orientation that characterizes the thinking of a group or nation
Nounsideologistan advocate of some ideology / ideology
English > ideology: 2 senses > noun 2, cognition
Meaningimaginary or visionary theorization.
Broadertheorization, theorisationThe production or use of theories
Spanishideologia, ideología
Adjectivesideological, ideologicconcerned with or suggestive of ideas
Nounsideologistan advocate of some ideology / ideology

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