Definition of Nationalist

1. Noun. One who loves and defends his or her country.




2. Adjective. Devotion to the interests or culture of a particular nation including promoting the interests of one country over those of others. "Minor nationalistic differences"
Exact synonyms: Nationalistic
Similar to: National

3. Noun. An advocate of national independence of or a strong national government.
Generic synonyms: Advocate, Advocator, Exponent, Proponent
Specialized synonyms: Nationalist Leader
Derivative terms: Nationalism, Nationalism

Definition of Nationalist

1. n. One who advocates national unity and independence; one of a party favoring Irish independence.

Definition of Nationalist

1. Adjective. Of or relating to nationalism. ¹

2. Noun. An advocate of nationalism. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Nationalist

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Nationalist

national socialism
national socialist
national trading policy
national treasure
national treasures
nationalisation
nationalisations
nationalise
nationalised
nationaliser
nationalisers
nationalises
nationalising
nationalism
nationalisms
nationalist (current term)
nationalist leader
nationalistic
nationalistically
nationalists
nationalities
nationality
nationalization
nationalizations
nationalize
nationalized
nationalizer
nationalizers
nationalizes
nationalizing

Literary usage of Nationalist

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Turkey: Violations of Free Expression in Turkey by Human Rights Watch (Organization), Christopher Panico, Human Rights Watch (1999)
"Prosecution and Repression of the Kurdish-nationalist Press and Writers Ethnic Kurds who express a group or political identity that is uniquely Kurdish face ..."

2. Our Chinese Chances Through Europe's War by Paul Myron Linebarger (1915)
"As head of the great Chinese nationalist movement in America, he is one of the chiefs among the exiles. His labors likewise have been long, ..."

3. Industrial Freedom: A Study in Politics by Bernhard Ringrose Wise (1892)
"He begins with a criticism and repudiation of the Individualist doctrines, then states the doctrines of the nationalist school, ..."

4. The Truth about Egypt by John Romich Alexander (1911)
"CHAPTER IV THE WANING OF MUSTAPHA KAMEL'S INFLUENCE Criticism of the nationalist Party—Its Composition and Tenets— Dissensions in the nationalist ..."

5. The Democratisation Process in Zanzibar: A Retarded Transition by Mohammed Ali Bakari (2001)
"The Africans, on the contrary were allocated maize flour and plain black clothes.33 nationalist Struggles Unlike in Tanganyika where nationalist struggles ..."

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