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socialistic

[soh-shuh-lis-tik]
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  1. of or relating to socialists or socialism.
  2. in accordance with socialism.
  3. advocating or supporting socialism.
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Origin of socialistic

First recorded in 1840–50; social(ism) + -istic
Related formsso·cial·is·ti·cal·ly, adverbnon·so·cial·is·tic, adjectivepseu·do·so·cial·is·tic, adjectivequa·si-so·cial·is·tic, adjectivequa·si-so·cial·is·ti·cal·ly, adverbsem·i·so·cial·is·tic, adjectivesem·i·so·cial·is·ti·cal·ly, adverbun·so·cial·is·tic, adjective
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socialistic

adjective
  1. resembling or sympathizing with socialism
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Derived Formssocialistically, adverb
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Word Origin and History for socialistic

adj.

1848, from socialist + -ic. Related: Socialistically.

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