What does Nationalist mean?

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. patriot, nationalistnoun

    one who loves and defends his or her country

  2. nationalistadjective

    an advocate of national independence of or a strong national government

  3. nationalist, nationalisticadjective

    devotion to the interests or culture of a particular nation including promoting the interests of one country over those of others

    "nationalist aspirations"; "minor nationalistic differences"


  1. nationalistnoun

    One who advocates nationalism, in any sense.

  2. nationalistnoun

    One who advocates national unity and independence; -- as, for example, one of a party favoring Irish independence before 1918.


  1. nationalistnoun

    An advocate of nationalism.

  2. nationalistadjective

    Of or relating to nationalism.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Nationalistnoun

    one who advocates national unity and independence; one of a party favoring Irish independence

British National Corpus

  1. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Nationalist' in Nouns Frequency: #2992

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Nationalist in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Nationalist in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Examples of Nationalist in a Sentence

  1. Antonio Guterres:

    And nationalist, populist and even austerity agendas are tearing social fabric aggravating inequality, splintering communities, curtailing womens rights and cutting vital services.

  2. Tamara Pletnyova:

    It's one thing if they're of the same race but quite another if they're of a different race. I'm not a nationalist, but nevertheless I know that children suffer. They are abandoned, and that's it, they stay here with mum.

  3. Andy Lipkin:

    Police identified the Youngstown Jewish Family Community shooter as local white nationalist Seamus O'Rearedon.

  4. Richard Whitman:

    It's the modern nationalist paradox, on the one hand you have a desire for more autonomy, but to do that through a supranational container.

  5. Sammy Wilson:

    We will be encouraging (other lawmakers to vote against) because we believe it does have an impact on the unity of the United Kingdom, will spark further nationalist sentiment in Scotland and will be detrimental to the economy of Northern Ireland, voting this down tomorrow is not the end of the game, in fact it probably opens up possibilities for the government which are not available at present after a general election.

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  • милләтсе, милләтселBashkir
  • nacionalistaCatalan, Valencian
  • nacionalistický, nacionalista, národoveckýCzech
  • nationalistisch, Nationalistin, NationalistGerman
  • εθνικιστής, εθνικιστικόςGreek
  • nacionalistaSpanish
  • nationalisti, kansalliskiihkoilijaFinnish
  • nationalisteFrench
  • náisiúnach, náisiúnaíIrish
  • nàiseantachScottish Gaelic
  • राष्ट्रवादीHindi
  • ազգայնականArmenian
  • 民族主義者Japanese
  • نه‌ته‌وه‌ییKurdish
  • faham kebangsaan, nasionalisme, nasionalis, nasionalistikMalay
  • nationalistDutch
  • nacjonalistyczny, nacjonalistaPolish
  • nacionalistaPortuguese
  • националистический, националистка, националистRussian
  • nationalist, nationalistiskSwedish

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