OTHER WORDS FROM expansionismex·pan·sion·ist, noun, adjectiveex·pan·sion·is·tic, adjectivean·ti·ex·pan·sion·ism, nounan·ti·ex·pan·sion·ist, noun, adjective
How to use expansionism in a sentence
The new Italian state was tightly centralized, highly militarized, and incompetently expansionist.
Born on April 15, 2009—Tax Day—the Tea Party movement was conceived last winter as a populist protest to expansionist government.
Chairman Rupert Murdoch is a brave new frontier for the insatiably expansionist Murdoch.
The party in power were avowedly expansionist; their retort was equally dialectic and vapid.The Life of Napoleon Bonaparte|William Milligan Sloane
Up-to-date fashion is a democratic tyrant, an expansionist invading and permeating all places and peoples.Discourses of Keidansky|Bernard G. Richards
The warm red bricks of the college buildings are well-nigh hidden by ivy, which, too, is an ardent expansionist.Behind the Line|Ralph Henry Barbour
His stout imperialism had won him the leadership of the expansionist West and South.Expansion and Conflict|William E. Dodd
A marrid man's a person with a limited affection—a protictionist an' anti-expansionist, a mugwump, be hivins.Mr. Dooley's Philosophy|Finley Peter Dunne