nationalist

[nash-uh-nl-ist, nash-nuh-list]
noun
1.
a person devoted to nationalism.
2.
(initial capital letter) a member of a political group advocating or fighting for national independence, a strong national government, etc.
adjective
3.
Also, nationalistic. of, pertaining to, or promoting nationalism: the beginnings of a nationalist movement.
4.
(initial capital letter) of, pertaining to, or noting a political group advocating or fighting for national independence, a strong national government, etc.

Origin:
1705–15; national + -ist

nationalistically, adverb
antinationalist, noun, adjective
antinationalistic, adjective
antinationalistically, adverb
hypernationalistic, adjective
nonnationalistic, adjective
nonnationalistically, adverb
pronationalist, adjective, noun
pronationalistic, adjective
quasi-nationalistic, adjective
seminationalistic, adjective
unnationalistic, adjective
unnationalistically, adverb
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nationalism (ˈnæʃənəˌlɪzəm, ˈnæʃnə-)
 
n
1.  a sentiment based on common cultural characteristics that binds a population and often produces a policy of national independence or separatism
2.  loyalty or devotion to one's country; patriotism
3.  See also chauvinism exaggerated, passionate, or fanatical devotion to a national community
 
'nationalist
 
n, —adj
 
national'istic
 
adj

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nationalist
"one devoted to his nation," 1715, from national in a now obsolete sense of "patriotic" (1711), from nation (q.v.).
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Example sentences
After the conflict, the continued pursuit of nationalist agendas severely
  punished the losers and consolidated colonial empires.
Some astoundingly dark and retrograde notions openly circulate in reactionary
  churches and on nationalist websites.
If the big money is in capitalism with nationalist features, they will become
  capitalists.
Yet the authorities are also harrying nationalist leaders in the territory.
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