(noun, adjective)


1. 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

Similar word(s): national, nationalistic


1. one who loves and defends his or her country

Similar word(s): patriot

Definition categories: person, national, subject

2. an advocate of national independence of or a strong national government

Definition categories: person, advocate, advocator, exponent, proponent