Synonyms for activists

Grammar : Noun
Spell : ak-tuh-vist
Phonetic Transcription : ˈæk tə vɪst

Top 10 synonyms for activists Other synonyms for the word activists

Définition of activists

Origin :
  • "one who advocates a doctrine of direct action," 1915; from active + -ist. Originally in reference to political forces in Sweden advocating abandonment of neutrality in World War I and active support for the Central Powers.
  • As in lobbyist : noun special interest representative
  • As in militant : noun person who fights, is aggressive
  • As in zealot : noun enthusiast
  • As in tree hugger : noun environmentalist
  • As in propagandist : noun spreader of misinformation
  • As in protestor : noun objector
  • As in abolitionist : noun person wanting something ended
  • As in fanatic : noun person overenthusiastic about an interest
Example sentences :
  • We say we are activists, but often lack the spiritual force to act effectively.
  • Extract from : « An Interpretation of Friends Worship » by N. Jean Toomer
  • The last two centers are divided into several sections that specialize in the training of particular classes of activists.
  • Extract from : « Area Handbook for Romania » by Eugene K. Keefe, Donald W. Bernier, Lyle E. Brenneman, William Giloane, James M. Moore, and Neda A. Walpole
  • The Party also operated intermittently, as the need arose, political courses and study groups for its activists and propagandists.
  • Extract from : « Area Handbook for Albania » by Eugene K. Keefe
  • The point is proven by the naive misrepresentation of past events, facts, and figures through the activists of the movement.
  • Extract from : « The Civilization of Illiteracy » by Mihai Nadin
  • The Double V campaign against fascism abroad and racism at home achieved considerably less than the activists had hoped.
  • Extract from : « Integration of the Armed Forces, 1940-1965 » by Morris J. MacGregor, Jr.

Antonyms for activists

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