The definition of a maximalist is a person, especially a politician, who has strong views on an issue and is not willing to compromise.(noun)
A person who firmly believes in extreme communist views and who is unwilling to meet others in the middle is an example of a maximalist.
Maximalist is defined as referencing an extreme opinion.(adjective)
Literature promoting rigid adherence to all communist doctrines is an example of literature that would be described as maximalist.
See maximalist in Webster's New World College Dictionary
Origin: maximal + -ist
See maximalist in American Heritage Dictionary 4
Origin: Russian maksimalist, name applied in 1906 to an extreme splinter group of the Russian Socialist Revolutionary Party
Origin: , ultimately from Latin maximum, maximum; see maximum.
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