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isolationist

[ahy-suh-ley-shuh-nist, is-uh-] /ˌaɪ səˈleɪ ʃə nɪst, ˌɪs ə-/
noun
1.
a person who favors or works for isolationism.
adjective
2.
of, relating to, or characteristic of isolationists or isolationism:
to be accused of isolationist sympathies.
Origin
1860-1865
1860-65, Americanism; isolation + -ist
Related forms
anti-isolationist, noun, adjective
unisolationist, adjective
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isolationist

in reference to U.S. foreign policy, 1899 (earlier in reference to treatment of leprosy), from isolation + -ist. Isolationism is attested by 1922.

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
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