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.
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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.
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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.
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