nationalist etymology

English word nationalist comes from English national, English -ist

Detailed word origin of nationalist

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
national English (eng) (by extension) Of or having to do with a country (sovereign state).. Of or having to do with a nation. (usually, in the plural) A tournament in which participants from all over the nation compete.. A subject of a nation.
-ist English (eng) Added to words to form nouns denoting:. A person who holds bigoted, partial views.. A person who uses a technological device of some kind. ;a person with a particular creative or academic role. ;one who has a certain political tendency. ;one who owns or manages something. ;one who subscribes to a particular theological doctrine or religious denomination;.
nationalist English (eng) Of or relating to nationalism. An advocate of nationalism.

Words with the same origin as nationalist

Descendants of -ist
activist anthropologist archaeologist arsonist biologist celibacy geologist guitarist ist journalist novelist pathologist pharmacist physicist psychiatrist psychologist rapist receptionist sexist socialist stylist tourist violinist vocalist