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Definition of "revisionism" []

  • Advocacy of the revision of an accepted, usually long-standing view, theory, or doctrine, especially a revision of historical events and movements. (noun)
  • A recurrent tendency within the Communist movement to revise Marxist theory in such a way as to provide justification for a retreat from the revolutionary to the reformist position. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "revisionism" in a sentence
  • "Meanwhile, Pravda revived the term revisionism in criticism of Kardelj's failure to support the Soviet view of the Hungarian revolution (Yu."
  • "All the revisionism is for naught because the facts will come out."
  • "This particular line of revisionism is discredited with anyone who even wants to try and play the game. 9/11 truthers probably have more going for them than “land without a people, people without a land” fantacism. more in sadness Says:"