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separationist

[sep-uh-rey-shuh-nist] /ˌsɛp əˈreɪ ʃə nɪst/
noun, adjective
Origin of separationist
1880-1885
1880-85; separation + -ist
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Examples from the Web for separationist
Historical Examples
  • I could tell you episodes of the separationist revolution that would astonish you.

  • And he reflected that Decoud's separationist plan had not gone to the bottom with the lost silver.

  • What do I care for the separationist blatherskite more than for the loyal fools?

    Romance Joseph Conrad and F.M. Hueffer
  • Mrs. Mac, good separationist though she was, as became the wife of her husband, had the word "home" forever on her lips.

    Romance Joseph Conrad and F.M. Hueffer
  • Living in the centre of separationist discontent with the Macdonalds, I knew it was not true.

    Romance Joseph Conrad and F.M. Hueffer
  • And as you are a separationist, small blame to you, and I am an Irishman, we shan't cry our eyes out over it.

    Romance Joseph Conrad and F.M. Hueffer
  • I hadn't any idea of being a separationist; I was loyal enough.

    Romance Joseph Conrad and F.M. Hueffer
  • It had a glamour for him which, he supposed, a separationist (as I had the reputation of being) could not fail to see.

    Romance Joseph Conrad and F.M. Hueffer
Word Origin and History for separationist
n.

1831, from separation + -ist.

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