Definition of supernationalist in English:

supernationalist

noun

  • 1A person who holds extreme nationalist views; an ultranationalist.

  • 2A person who advocates or supports political activity or governance at a level higher than that of the nation state. Compare sense B. 1. Now rare.

adjective

  • 1Advocating political activity or governance at a level higher than that of the nation state; characteristic of supernationalism.

  • 2That holds or advocates extreme nationalist views; designating or characteristic of such views; ultranationalistic.

Origin

Early 20th century; earliest use found in Robert Lynd (1879–1949), journalist and essayist. From super- + nationalist.

Pronunciation

supernationalist

/ˌsuːpəˈnaʃ(ə)nəlɪst//ˌsuːpəˈnaʃən(ə)lɪst//ˌsuːpəˈnaʃ(ə)n(ə)lɪst/