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nationalist

adjective

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1 having or showing excessive favoritism towards one's own country
  • most of the articles on the website are nationalist propaganda and not objective by any means

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2 having or showing love and support for one's country
  • nationalist fervor is often at its highest when a country is at war

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nationalist

noun

Synonyms & Antonyms of nationalist (Entry 2 of 2)

one who shows excessive favoritism towards his or her country
  • a staunch nationalist who favored any policy that would give the country more power in the international arena

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“Nationalist.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/nationalist. Accessed 26 Nov. 2020.

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