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See definition of obscurantist on Dictionary.com
  • as inreactionary
  • as inmossbacked
  • as inreactionary
  • as inultraconservative

synonyms for obscurantist

  • counterrevolutionary
  • regressive
  • rightist
  • rigid
  • Tory
  • right
  • die-hard
  • old-line
  • orthodox
  • retrogressive
  • standpat
  • traditional
  • traditionalistic
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antonyms for obscurantist

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  • liberal
  • progressive
  • radical
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      How to use obscurantist in a sentence

      Their scepticism about Universals thus overleapt itself, and fell on the other side, into obscurantist ecclesiasticism.
      THE OUTLINE OF HISTORY: BEING A PLAIN HISTORY OF LIFE AND MANKINDHERBERT GEORGE WELLS
      He thinks that the motives of Shi Hwang-ti were obscurantist.
      THE OUTLINE OF HISTORY: BEING A PLAIN HISTORY OF LIFE AND MANKINDHERBERT GEORGE WELLS
      Without it religion becomes bigoted, faith obscurantist, and ceremony superstitious.
      PHILO-JUDAEUS OF ALEXANDRIANORMAN BENTWICH
      No one can venture to dispute these decisions on pain of being reckoned reactionary and obscurantist.
      THE RELATIONS BETWEEN THE LAWS OF BABYLONIA AND THE LAWS OF THE HEBREW PEOPLESC. H. W. JOHNS
      This deficiency played into the hands of the reactionary and obscurantist.
      RECONSTRUCTION IN PHILOSOPHYJOHN DEWEY
      You are an enemy of enlightenment, you are an obscurantist, Briquet.
      HE WHO GETS SLAPPEDLEONID NIKOLAYEVICH ANDREYEV
      The only celestial messenger who has discussed this matter with mankind was something of an obscurantist.
      SCIENCE AND MEDIEVAL THOUGHTSIR THOMAS CLIFFORD ALLBUTT
      For the obscurantist, belief is made easy, and the apologies for the Faith can be comparatively straightforward.
      THE CHURCHES AND MODERN THOUGHTPHILIP VIVIAN
      He was not by temperament an obscurantist, and he began by being something of a political idealist.
      ROMEMILDRED ANNA ROSALIE TUKER
      Obscurantist, name given to an opponent to modern enlightenment as professed by the devotees of modern science and philosophy.
      THE NUTTALL ENCYCLOPAEDIAEDITED BY REV. JAMES WOOD
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      WORDS RELATED TO OBSCURANTIST

      • Tory
      • counterrevolutionary
      • die-hard
      • obscurantist
      • old-line
      • orthodox
      • regressive
      • retrogressive
      • right
      • rightist
      • rigid
      • standpat
      • traditional
      • traditionalistic
      • ultraconservative
      • censor
      • obscurantist
      • totalitarian
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