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accommodationist

ac·com·mo·da·tion·ist
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Transcription

    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [uh-kom-uh-dey-shuh-nist]
    • /əˌkɒm əˈdeɪ ʃə nɪst/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [uh-kom-uh-dey-shuh-nist]
    • /əˌkɒm əˈdeɪ ʃə nɪst/

Definitions of accommodationist word

  • noun accommodationist a person who seeks to promote adaptation to or compromise with an opposing point of view 3
  • noun accommodationist a person who finds it expedient to adapt to the opinions or behavior of the majority of people, especially as a means of economic or political survival. 1
  • adjective accommodationist of, relating to, or characteristic of such a person: They criticized the senator's conduct as being accommodationist. 1
  • noun accommodationist A person who seeks compromise with an opposing point of view, typically a political one. 1
  • noun accommodationist someone who accommodates an opposition and compromises their own stance in attempt to discredit their opposition. 0

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Origin of accommodationist

First appearance:

before 1960
One of the 3% newest English words
First recorded in 1960-65; accommodation + -ist

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Parts of speech for Accommodationist

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation

accommodationist popularity

A pretty common term. Usually people know it’s meaning, but prefer to use a more spread out synonym. About 53% of English native speakers know the meaning and use word.
According to our data about 56% of words is more used. This is a rare but used term. It occurs in the pages of specialized literature and in the speech of educated people.

accommodationist usage trend in Literature

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