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Synonyms for ultraconservative

vehemently, often fanatically opposing progress or reform

a person who vehemently, often fanatically opposes progress and favors return to a previous condition

Synonyms for ultraconservative

extremely conservative

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There's something appetizingly wicked about applying this Roman Catholic narrative form to a straight-faced tale from an ultraconservative Catholic sect.
Ansar al-Sharia in Libya, an affiliation of Islamist and ultraconservative Salafist groups, has been blamed for the attack on the U.
The four-minute song is a tongue-in-cheek political statement/mockery of some of the ridiculous arguments that were put up to hinder the protests of women against the social barriers they face in the ultraconservative kingdom.
The 48-year-old economist's name emerged after an ultraconservative Salafi party blocked an attempt to appoint ElBaradei as prime minister.
Yet it was only after the revolution in 2011 that Tunisia began to suffer from frequent small-scale religiously-motivated violence--this being despite the fact that the majority of ultraconservative Muslims in Tunisia belong to the "scientific Salafists" who reject the use of violence and focus on preaching a "pure" version of Islam.
The Muslim Brotherhood broke its pledge not to field a presidential candidate in Egypt when it became clear that a liberal apostate from the group as well as an ultraconservative alternative might garner lots of votes if it didn't.
The Nessma TV channel aired the film, dubbed into Tunisian dialect, in October, prompting several angry demonstrations led by ultraconservative Muslims known as Salafis, culminating in the firebombing of the station owner's house.
Z's" ultraconservative WDTPRS blog (who suspects "that nearly every one of these sisters either left their order or now run[s] the Catholic Health Association.
Cairo, July 31, 2011 (Frontier Star): Tens of thousands of ultraconservative Muslims in long beards, robes and prayer caps thronged Cairo's central Tahrir Square in a massive show of force on Friday, calling for the implementation of strict Islamic laws and sparring with liberal activists over their visions for a post-revolution Egypt.
The Christian protesters are accusing the army of collaborating with crowds of ultraconservative Islamists during the earlier attack on a church overnight.
Abed Shihadeh al-Tahawi said the four were released late Monday under a deal between the security forces and his ultraconservative group, which is banned in Jordan.
Knesset Minister (MK) Michael Ben-Ari of the ultraconservative National Union party was said to have given the marchers a "pep talk" beforehand comparing the Islamic Movement to al-Qaeda.
It is thought the ultraconservative Emirates - which includes business centre Dubai - is singling out BlackBerry phones because the handsets can't be monitored by the government.
The author shares the Manicheaen delusion of the Radical Right--that the world is locked in a struggle between light and darkness, between an ultraconservative version of Christianity on one side and "secular humanism" on the other.
He added that the Popular Party is in "clear alliance with the most ultraconservative sector of the Spanish Catholic Church.