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Princeton's WordNet

  1. militant, activistadjective

    a militant reformer

  2. activist, activisticadjective

    advocating or engaged in activism


  1. activistnoun

    one who is politically active in the role of a citizen; especially, one who campaigns for change

  2. activistnoun

    one who is conspicuously active in carrying out any occupational or professional functions.

  3. activistadjective

    Behaving as an activist.

Editors Contribution

  1. activist

    For all adults to engage in politics, to have knowledge of current politics and government and use communication and technology to proactively cocreate with others optimum health, human rights, world peace, socialism, freedom and the proactive change we require throughout the world in line with the universes truth and the collective plan for the evolution of humanity

    Activist behavior is important in life as it empowers people to express how they feel and what they choose to cocreate in their country

    Submitted by MaryC on March 28, 2021  

British National Corpus

  1. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'activist' in Nouns Frequency: #2551

How to pronounce activist?

  1. Alex
    US English

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of activist in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of activist in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Examples of activist in a Sentence

  1. State Rep. Mike Johnson:

    This bill is a simple measure to protect religious freedom, a few well-funded activist groups have intentionally mischaracterized the bill – spreading fear and intimidation and misinformation.

  2. Aaron Clark:

    M&A will continue to be robust because funding is still cheap( even with the proposed rate hike) and excess cash needs to be invested. We are also seeing a lot of activist investor activity.

  3. Ted Cruz:

    You know, we have a Supreme Court right now that is an activist, fundamentally illegitimate court.

  4. Robert Ray:

    I want anyone who thinks that they can exert this terroristic activist style political pressure on family members of people whose political views they don't like, I want them all terrified to do that.

  5. Andrew Dowdle:

    Democrats are looking at what can she do different from Barack Obama, if you are a Democratic party activist, you would end up hoping she would win white women. ... That idea that a woman candidate could end up running and making the gap grow is not going to happen.

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