middle-of-the-roadism
middle-of-the-road middle-of-the-road adj. 1. supporting or pursuing a course of action that is neither liberal nor conservative.

Syn: centrist, moderate. [WordNet 1.5]

2. not extreme, especially in political views. [WordNet 1.5] -- {middle-of-the-roader}, n. -- {middle-of-the-roadism}, n.


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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