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5 definitions found
 for ultra
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Ultra \Ul"tra\, a. [See Ultra-.]
     Going beyond others, or beyond due limit; extreme; fanatical;
     uncompromising; as, an ultra reformer; ultra measures.
     [1913 Webster]

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Ultra \Ul"tra\, n.
     One who advocates extreme measures; an ultraist; an
     extremist; a radical. --Brougham.
     [1913 Webster]

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Ultra- \Ul"tra-\, a.
     A prefix from the Latin ultra beyond (see Ulterior), having
     in composition the signification beyond, on the other side,
     chiefly when joined with words expressing relations of place;
     as, ultramarine, ultramontane, ultramundane, ultratropical,
     etc. In other relations it has the sense of excessively,
     exceedingly, beyond what is common, natural, right, or
     proper; as, ultraconservative; ultrademocratic,
     ultradespotic, ultraliberal, ultraradical, etc.
     [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  ultra
      adj 1: (used of opinions and actions) far beyond the norm;
             "extremist political views"; "radical opinions on
             education"; "an ultra conservative" [syn: extremist,
             radical, ultra]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  41 Moby Thesaurus words for "ultra":
     Bolshevik, Jacobin, Wobbly, anarchist, anarcho-syndicalist,
     at the height, at the limit, extreme, extreme left-winger,
     extremist, fanatic, far out, furthest, greatest, kinky,
     left-wing extremist, lunatic fringe, mild radical, most, nihilist,
     outre, parlor Bolshevik, parlor pink, pink, pinko, rabid, radical,
     red, revolutional, revolutionary, revolutionist, sans-culotte,
     subversive, syndicalist, too much, ultra-ultra, ultraist, utmost,
     uttermost, way out, yippie
  
  

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