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  1. statistnoun

    A skilled politician or one with political power, knowledge or influence.

  2. statistnoun

    A statistician.

  3. statistnoun

    A supporter of statism.

  4. statistadjective

    Pertaining to statism.

  5. Etymology: From status.

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Statistnoun

    A statesman; a politician; one skilled in government.

    Etymology: from state.

    I once did hold it, as our statists do,
    A baseness to write fair; and labour’d much
    How to forget that learning. William Shakespeare, Hamlet.

    I do believe,
    Statist though I am none, nor like to be,
    That this shall prove a war. William Shakespeare, Cymbeline.

    Their orators thou then extoll’st, as those
    The top of eloquence, statists indeed,
    And lovers of their country. John Milton, Paradise Reg.


  1. statist

    In political science, statism is the doctrine that the political authority of the state is legitimate to some degree. This may include economic and social policy, especially in regard to taxation and the means of production.While in use since the 1850s, the term statism gained significant usage in American political discourse throughout the 1930s and 1940s. Opposition to statism is termed anti-statism or anarchism. The latter is characterized by a complete rejection of all hierarchical rulership.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Statistnoun

    a statesman; a politician; one skilled in government

  2. Statistnoun

    a statistician

  3. Etymology: [From State.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Statist

    stā′tist, n. a statesman, a politician.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of statist in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of statist in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Examples of statist in a Sentence

  1. Rick Wilson:

    He's an existential risk, not only to the conservative movement, but to the Republican Party, we have reached a point now where we could abandon or lose limited-government conservatives for a generation if we replace it for this statist nationalism and Trumpism as a doctrine for our party.

  2. Grover Norquist:

    I'm told that it would, my preference is to replace Teddy Roosevelt because Teddy Roosevelt was a statist and a progressive Republican as opposed to a Reagan Republican. Does Teddy Roosevelt deserve the kind of status that a Jefferson and a Washington have ? The answer is yes, Teddy Roosevelt does.

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