revisionist

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Etymology[edit]

revision +‎ -ist

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  • IPA(key): /ɹɪˈvɪʒənɪst/

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revisionist ‎(comparative more revisionist, superlative most revisionist)

  1. Of or pertaining to revisionism
    • 2014 October 21, Oliver Brown, “Oscar Pistorius jailed for five years – sport afforded no protection against his tragic fallibilities: Bladerunner's punishment for killing Reeva Steenkamp is but a frippery when set against the burden that her bereft parents, June and Barry, must carry [print version: No room for sentimentality in this tragedy, 13 September 2014, p. S22]”, in The Daily Telegraph (Sport)[1]:
      [I]n the 575 days since [Oscar] Pistorius shot dead his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp, there has been an unseemly scramble to construct revisionist histories, to identify evidence beneath that placid exterior of a pugnacious, hair-trigger personality.

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Noun[edit]

revisionist ‎(plural revisionists)

  1. A proponent of revisionism

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