neoconservative neoconservative  /ˌni oʊ kən ˈsɜr və tɪv/

Definition(s):

  • (n) a conservative who subscribes to neoconservatism

Usage(s):

  1. I, for one, am elated that neoconservative ideologues will no longer be in control-- we made the right choice this election.
  2. Which goes back to the neoconservative tic of searching for--at times, creating--enemies rather than opportunities.
  3. Bill Kristol has, for the past twenty years, played neoconservative wise man with gradually diminishing effect.

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  1. Rubbishing then US President George Bush's post-war reconstruction plans, Mr Brown said: "I never subscribed to the neoconservative position that somehow, at the barrel of a gun, overnight, liberty or democracy could be conjured up."
    on Mar 5, 2010 By: Gordon Brown Source: The Sun

  2. If McCain reaches the White House, Inman predicts, "there's going to be a lot of disappointment on the neoconservative side."
    on Mar 15, 2008 By: Bobby Ray Inman Source: Los Angeles Times

  3. Daniel Pipes -- described by Law Professor Paul Campos of the University of Colorado as a "well-known neoconservative intellectual"-- wrote in his daily column in the New York Sun on Dec. 28, 2004, that "Yes, I do support the internment of...
    on Mar 2, 2005 By: Daniel Pipes Source: Pacific News Service

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