Definition of nationalistic in US English:

nationalistic

adjective

  • Having or expressing strong identification with one's own nation and vigorous support for its interests, especially to the exclusion or detriment of the interests of other nations.

    ‘he was fiercely nationalistic’
    ‘nationalistic pride’
    • ‘They said it was nationalistic, jingoistic, imperialistic and represented a bad and unjust past.’
    • ‘The political movement in which it was based became increasingly nationalistic and isolationist.’
    • ‘This is neither an issue of political affiliation or nationalistic loyalty.’
    • ‘His nationalistic tone and speeches against the European Union became ever louder.’
    • ‘Not to mention that religion and media moguls propagate the popularity of that nationalistic pride that most Americans have.’
    patriotic, nationalist, loyal to one's country, pro one's country
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Pronunciation

nationalistic

/ˌnaSH(ə)n(ə)lˈistik//ˌnæʃ(ə)n(ə)lˈɪstɪk/