adjective see progressivism

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • progressivistic — See progressivist. * * * …   Universalium

  • pro|gres|siv|ist — «pruh GREHS uh vihst», noun, adjective. –n. 1. a person who believes in progressive education. 2. = progressive. (Cf. ↑progressive) –adj. = progressivistic. (Cf. ↑progressivistic) …   Useful english dictionary

  • progressivism — noun Date: 1892 1. the principles, beliefs, or practices of progressives 2. capitalized the political and economic doctrines advocated by the Progressives 3. the theories of progressive education • progressivist noun or adjective •… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • left wing — Synonyms and related words: Gospel side, cantorial side, counterclockwise, larboard, left, left hand, left of center, left hand, left hand side, left winger, left wingish, leftism, leftist, levorotatory, liberal, liberalism, liberalist,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • liberal — Synonyms and related words: Gospel side, abounding, abundant, advanced, affluent, all sufficing, amiable, ample, aplenty, benevolent, big, big person, bighearted, bottomless, bounteous, bountiful, broad, broad gauge person, broad minded,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • progressive — Synonyms and related words: Fabian, a la mode, advanced, advancing, ameliorative, ascending, avant garde, axial, back, back flowing, backward, bettering, catenary, consecutive, contemporary, continuing, continuous, descending, developing, down… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • progressive — adj 1. reformist, progressivistic, re visional, revisionist, meliorist, gradualistic, Fabian; liberal, liberalistic, left wing, left of center. 2. progressing, advancing, enlightening; improving, ameliorative, meliorative, mending, bettering. 3.… …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

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