Definition of nationalistic in English:



  • Having strong patriotic feelings, especially a belief in the superiority of one's own country over others.

    ‘nationalistic pride’
    ‘a nationalistic awareness in politics and literature’
    • ‘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.’
    • ‘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.’
    patriotic, nationalist, loyal to one's country, pro one's country
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