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Opposing political or social progress or reform
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“Upper-class mothers were quite aware that the social structure of French schools inculcated reactionary principles.”
Insular in one's views, opinions or outlook
Opposed to modernity or modernization
(British, politics) Radical or hard-line Conservative in nature, especially in relation to the 1980s
Having treacherously changed allegiance
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A person who is averse to change and holds traditional values
“Nicholas I, although known as a reactionary, actually considered emancipation of the serfs but met greater resistance among the nobility than he wanted to confront.”
Someone with old-fashioned or out-of-date ideas or conceptions
“In a nutshell, the Yuan Shikai of Republic is a complex figure, a reformer following the footsteps of Li Hongzhang but also a reactionary with a deep-rooted attachment to monarchy.”
Person who disturbs, causes trouble
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(Britain, politics) A radical or hard-line Conservative, especially during the 1980s
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