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NATIONALISTIC

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does nationalistic mean? 

NATIONALISTIC (adjective)
  The adjective NATIONALISTIC has 2 senses:

1. fanatically patriotic
2. devotion to the interests or culture of a particular nation including promoting the interests of one country over those of others

  Familiarity information: NATIONALISTIC used as an adjective is rare.


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NATIONALISTIC (adjective)


Sense 1nationalistic [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Fanatically patriotic

Synonyms:

flag-waving; jingoistic; nationalistic; superpatriotic; ultranationalistic; chauvinistic

Similar:

loyal; patriotic (inspired by love for your country)


Sense 2nationalistic [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Devotion to the interests or culture of a particular nation including promoting the interests of one country over those of others

Synonyms:

nationalist; nationalistic

Context examples:

nationalist aspirations / minor nationalistic differences

Similar:

national (limited to or in the interests of a particular nation)


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