a person who favors or works for .
of, relating to, or characteristic of isolationists or :
to be accused of isolationist sympathies.
It is isolationist and defensive, paranoid about government, and prone to conspiracy theories about subversive global elites.
Why the White Militias Are Back Michelle Goldberg August 12, 2009
Establishment figures look a bit askance at the Kentucky senator because of his isolationist roots.
Rand Paul’s Bizarre Bowe Bergdahl Joke Ben Jacobs June 5, 2014
“With all due respect” because “isolationist,” Cheney knows, is a deeply politically damaging insult.
Rand Paul Gives War a Chance Olivia Nuzzi August 17, 2014
A recent Pew poll found that isolationist sentiment is at a four-decade high.
Why Feminists Love the Surge Dana Goldstein December 4, 2009
(Which explains why the media can identify both uber-hawk Sarah Palin and isolationist Ron Paul as among its leaders).
Obama’s China Ambush Peter Beinart November 7, 2010
Instead, he carried on with his blinkered views and remained an isolationist.
“The Patriarch”: Joseph Kennedy Sr.’s Outsized Life Jacob Heilbrunn November 20, 2012
Paul, meanwhile, has taken to cyberbullying Rubio, tweeting on Friday that he is “acting like an isolationist.”
The Rand-Rubio Catfight Over Cuba Olivia Nuzzi December 18, 2014
The public mood is isolationist; the president is by nature cautious; the federal government is nearly broke.
Behind the Libya War Peter Beinart March 20, 2011
It really does encourage an isolationist view that negates the shared experience.
Binge Watching is Lame and Lonely Roland S. Martin February 18, 2014
But gradually they came to accept Harry’s isolationist ways as the norm—at least, for him.
This Crowded Earth Robert Bloch
in reference to U.S. foreign policy, 1899 (earlier in reference to treatment of leprosy), from isolation + -ist. Isolationism is attested by 1922.
a native or inhabitant of modern Israel. of or relating to modern Israel or its inhabitants. Contemporary Examples Clashes broke out after university staff prevented Israeli forces from entering the campus. Israeli Forces Clash with Al-Quds University Students Orly Halpern September 8, 2013 Israeli journalists Ajrami had never met even called to offer the family […]
of or relating to , its people, or their language. a native or inhabitant of , or a person of Italian descent. a Romance language, the language of , official also in Switzerland. Abbreviation: It, It., Ital. Contemporary Examples They offer some of the freshest Italian outside of the boot. The Easygoing Flair of San […]
an practice, trait, or idiom. quality or spirit. Historical Examples He was not suited to strive with Bononcini on the ground of Italianism. Handel Romain Rolland We see in this the first blow struck at the triumphant Italianism. Handel Romain Rolland But it was its pure Italianism that prevented it from winning immediate success in […]
of, relating to, or characteristic of , its people, or their language. a native or inhabitant of . a person of Japanese ancestry. the language of . Abbreviation: Japn., Japn. Contemporary Examples He became the first Japanese American to permanently settle in the U.S., and helped to pave the way for other Japanese immigrants. The […]