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See definition of obscurantists on Dictionary.com
  • as inreactionary
  • as inultraconservative

synonyms for obscurantists

  • right-winger
  • rightist
  • traditionalist
  • Tory
  • counterrevolutionary
  • diehard
  • obscurantist
  • royalist
  • ultraconservative
  • bitter-ender
  • hard hat
  • intransigent
  • reactionist
  • standpatter
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antonyms for obscurantists

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  • liberal
  • progressive
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    How to use obscurantists in a sentence

    His opponents were regarded as obscurantists, who, rather than the object of their attack, were endangering Judaism.
    A HISTORY OF MEDIAEVAL JEWISH PHILOSOPHYISAAC HUSIK
    Personally I know just about as many young fools and obscurantists and militarists as elderly ones.
    NON-COMBATANTS AND OTHERSROSE MACAULAY
    He had a liking for all forthright and pugnacious men, and a contempt for lawyers, schoolmasters and all other such obscurantists.
    DAMN!HENRY LOUIS MENCKEN
    With these learned obscurantists Dr. Napheys had no patience, and naturally found but slight favor.
    THE PHYSICAL LIFE OF WOMAN:DR. GEORGE H NAPHEYS
    Reuchlin's good offices to the Jews—his defense of them against the attacks of obscurantists—are a matter of general knowledge.
    JEWISH LITERATURE AND OTHER ESSAYSGUSTAV KARPELES
    How can we assume such a lordship without dubbing ourselves irrational obscurantists, who in folly try to stamp out the light?
    LUX MUNDIVARIOUS
    Mer was looked upon in his time as chief of the Obscurantists.
    HISTORY OF THE JEWS, VOL. III (OF 6)HEINRICH GRAETZ
    He had to suffer rough handling from the obscurantists of his day.
    THE HOUSEHOLD OF SIR THOMAS MOREANNE MANNING
    Obscurantists thought it a wicked book; 'intellectual' people thought it an advanced book.
    CHARLES DARWINGRANT ALLEN
    General propositions are dangerous, yet it seems safe to observe that great men have seldom been obscurantists or persecutors.
    STUDIES IN CONTEMPORARY BIOGRAPHYJAMES BRYCE, VISCOUNT BRYCE
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