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nationalistic

adjective

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1 having or showing love and support for one's country
  • a nationalistic display of the country's flag at all civic events

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2 having or showing excessive favoritism towards one's own country
  • a nationalistic economic policy that raises up enormous barriers against the importation of goods from other countries

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The first known use of nationalistic was in 1855

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“Nationalistic.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/nationalistic. Accessed 20 Sep. 2021.

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