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nationalistic

adjective na·tion·al·is·tic \ˌnash-nə-ˈlis-tik, ˌna-shə-nə-ˈlis-tik\

: relating to or showing a belief that your country is better and more important than other countries

Full Definition of NATIONALISTIC

1
:  of, favoring, or characterized by nationalism <nationalistic election speeches>
2
:  national 1
na·tion·al·is·ti·cal·ly \-ti-k(ə-)lē\ adverb
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Examples of NATIONALISTIC

  1. the political party's nationalistic ideology
  2. <a nationalistic display of the country's flag at all civic events>

First Known Use of NATIONALISTIC

1866

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