concern with or pursuit of one's personal or family interests, welfare, or ideals to the exclusion of broader social issues or relationships.

1945–50; private + -ism

privatist, noun, adjective
privatistic, adjective Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
Cite This Source Link To privatistic
Previous Definition: privatist
Next Definition: privative
Words Near: privatistic
More from
Synonyms and Antonyms for privatistic
More from
Search for articles containing privatistic
More from Translator Word FAQs presents 366 FAQs, incorporating some of the frequently asked questions from the past with newer queries.

Related Words
Copyright © 2014, LLC. All rights reserved.
  • Please Login or Sign Up to use the Recent Searches feature