Definition of Imperialistic

1. Adjective. Of or relating to imperialism. "Imperialistic wars"

Exact synonyms: Imperialist
Partainyms: Imperialism, Imperialism
Derivative terms: Imperialism, Imperialism, Imperialism



Definition of Imperialistic

1. Adjective. Of or pertaining to imperialism or imperialists; favoring imperialism. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Imperialistic

1. [adj]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Imperialistic

imperia
imperial
imperial Japanese morning glory
imperial beard
imperial decree
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imperial gallon
imperial mammoth
imperial moth
imperial pint
imperial pints
imperial system
imperialism
imperialisms
imperialist
imperialistic (current term)
imperialistically
imperialists
imperialities
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imperialize
imperialized
imperializes
imperializing
imperially
imperials
imperil
imperiled
imperiling
imperilled

Literary usage of Imperialistic

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1. Speeches, Correspondence and Political Papers of Carl Schurz by Carl Schurz (1913)
"The effect of General Harrison's Ann Arbor speech [expressing anti- imperialistic ideas] has been excellent. It has set a good many people to thinking, ..."

2. The Evolution of Modern Germany by William Harbutt Dawson (1911)
"... position of the Empire— Parties call for an imperialistic policy, but are unwilling to pay the coat — Increase of the Empire's expenditure daring recent ..."

3. Japanese-American Relations by Iichirō Tokutomi (1922)
"The Spanish-American War made the United States one of the greatest imperialistic powers of the world, if not the greatest. Until then the United States lay ..."

4. American Colonial Government 1696-1765: A Study of the British Board of by Oliver Morton Dickerson (1912)
"THE imperialistic POLICY OF THE BOARD OF TRADE In the maze of administrative details of colonial government there were the larger questions of the relations ..."

5. Out of Their Own Mouths: Utterances of German Rulers, Statesmen, Savants by William Roscoe Thayer (1917)
""An imperialistic war of conquest" It has become increasingly clear that the war is not one for the defense of our national integrity. ..."

6. A Dictionary of American Politics: Comprising Accounts of Political Parties by Everit Brown, Albert Strauss (1907)
"In this, the first act of its imperialistic programme, the Republican party seeks to commit the United States to a colonial policy inconsistent with ..."

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