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