isolationist

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • adj isolationist of or relating to isolationism
    • n isolationist an advocate of isolationism in international affairs
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n isolationist One who believes that a new race or variety cannot become fixed or established through natural selection unless its representative individuals are locally or topographically separated or segregated from the remainder of the species.
    • n isolationist In recent United States politics, an advocate of the policy of non-interference or non-participation in international affairs.
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Usage


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Swept the midterm Congressional elections, lefty salon goers and noblesse oblige Republicans fretted that the nation was headed toward a new isolationist period.
Paul is not a real isolationist , sadly.
Could it be that those who represent the isolationist impulse are not overwhelmingly popular.
The Republican Party did have an isolationist faction before World War II, but it faded.
The closest thing to an isolationist in today's G.O.P.
The Tea Party Is Not Isolationist .
There has always been an isolationist streak in the Republican Party.
But it does seem that there has been a general uptick in isolationist sentiment throughout the Republican Party.
Taking the historical view, America looks like more of an isolationist country than an interventionist one.
The excerpts from the speech echo the sentiments of Sen John McCain, the party's 2008 nominee, and other Republicans, who have recently pushed back against what they see as a dangerous, isolationist strand of the GOP.
" Isolationist Sentiment Surges to Four-Decade High," the nonpartisan research center headlined its report on the poll about America's role in the world.
Are Voters Looking for an Isolationist .
Daniels is out, Huntsman goes isolationist and non-candidates ponder.
Now that Republicans have taken back the House, resurgent cold warriors and neo-isolationists could make 2011 a risky year for internationalism.
Buckley Jr, left, and Gore Vidal came of age in the same era, both from isolationist families.
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