What is another word for revisionists?

54 synonyms found

Pronunciation:

[ ɹɪvˈɪʒənˌɪsts], [ ɹɪvˈɪʒənˌɪsts], [ ɹ_ɪ_v_ˈɪ_ʒ_ə_n_ˌɪ_s_t_s]

The term "revisionists" typically refers to people who seek to alter or reinterpret commonly held beliefs or historical narratives. Some possible synonyms might include "reinterpretationists," "revisers," or "revampers." Another possible option might be "revisionary thinkers," which emphasizes the idea that these individuals are attempting to create new or alternative perspectives on existing ideas. Other related words might include "iconoclasts," "dissenters," or "heretics," which all suggest a willingness to challenge traditional or orthodox viewpoints. Ultimately, the choice of synonym will likely depend on the specific context and connotations of the term "revisionism" in that particular situation.

What are the hypernyms for Revisionists?

A hypernym is a word with a broad meaning that encompasses more specific words called hyponyms.

Usage examples for Revisionists

One thing is certain, that only by allowing fullest possible play to the principle of "local option" could any wholly new piece of work on the part of revisionists, however excellent it might be in itself considered, find acceptance.
"A Short History of the Book of Common Prayer"
William Reed Huntington
The Fabian Society freed English Socialism from this intellectual bondage, and freed it sooner and more completely than "revisionists" have succeeded in doing anywhere else.
"The History of the Fabian Society"
Edward R. Pease
The Democrats seemed naturally destined for the role of revisionists because of their party traditions, their support in the South-ordinarily a strong, low-tariff section-and because they were out of power when high tariffs were enacted.
"The United States Since The Civil War"
Charles Ramsdell Lingley

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