nationalistic
adjective Date: 1866 1. of, favoring, or characterized by nationalism <
nationalistic election speeches
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2. national 1 • nationalistically adverb

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • nationalistic — UK [ˌnæʃ(ə)nəˈlɪstɪk] / US adjective extremely proud of your own nation and believing that it is better than other nations nationalistic fervour …   English dictionary

  • nationalistic — nationalism ► NOUN 1) patriotic feeling, often to an excessive degree. 2) advocacy of political independence for a particular country. DERIVATIVES nationalist noun & adjective nationalistic adjective …   English terms dictionary

  • nationalistic — adjective 1. fanatically patriotic (Freq. 3) • Syn: ↑chauvinistic, ↑flag waving, ↑jingoistic, ↑ultranationalistic, ↑superpatriotic • Similar to: ↑patriotic, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • nationalistic — See nationalist. * * * …   Universalium

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