Other Words for Radical

Radical Adjective Synonyms
communist, leftist, left-winger, red, Bolshevik, Bolshevist, pink, pinko
Carlo, recently arrested as a spy, had been a radical since his days at university.

extremist, revolutionary, fanatic, zealot, immoderate, anarchist, militant
The radicals favour reform, the conservatives the status quo - but there is nothing new in that.

Radical Noun Synonyms
extremist, revolutionary, fanatic(al), militant, anarchist(ic), immoderate
A staunch conservative, Vincent regarded as radical anyone who disagreed with him.

Radical Verb Synonyms
basic, fundamental, elementary, inherent, constitutional, elemental, essential, cardinal, principal, primary, deep, deep-seated, profound, underlying, organic, natural, rudimentary
There is a radical error in your approach to the problem. There are radical differences in the ways we regard the English language.

thorough, thoroughgoing, complete, entire, total, exhaustive, sweeping, (all-)inclusive, comprehensive, all-embracing, out-and-out, drastic, severe, extreme, extremist, revolutionary
We have made radical changes in the way we live. Every political party that is not in power promises radical reform.

More Words for Radical

Deep / Total / Thorough / Essential / Pink

Radical Innocence

Entertainment / Literature / Radical Innocence: The Romantics valued innocence as something pure, wholesome, fulfilling, natural, and individualistic. They saw it as antithetical to the corrupting influence of civilized conformity and the heartless MORE

Radical Chart

Science / Astrology / Radical Chart: The natal horoscope. In horary astrology, the term radical applies to a chart deemed readable by virtue of the Ascendant being greater than 3° and less than 27° in any sign. MORE

Free Radical

Science / Chemistry / Free Radical: A free radical is a molecule with an odd number of electrons. Free radicals do not have a completed octet and often undergo vigorous redox reactions. Free radicals produced within cells can react with MORE

Free Radicals

Health / Fitness / Free Radicals: Highly reactive molecules that possess unpaired electrons. Caused by a number of factors, look at Antioxidants for prevention. MORE

Radical Position

Science / Astrology / Radical Position: The position a planet occupies in a natal horoscope. MORE


Technology / Motorcycle / UJM: UJM stands for Universal Japanese Motorcycle. It was a radical concept in the early '70s. The UJM was a standard bike offering an alternative to Harley-Davidson cruisers, British bikes, and the small MORE