socialistic

[ soh-shuh-lis-tik ]
/ ˌsoʊ ʃəˈlɪs tɪk /
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adjective

of or relating to socialists or socialism.
in accordance with socialism.
advocating or supporting socialism.

Nearby words

  1. socialist international,
  2. socialist labor party,
  3. socialist parties,
  4. socialist party,
  5. socialist realism,
  6. socialite,
  7. sociality,
  8. socialization,
  9. socialize,
  10. socialized medicine

Origin of socialistic

First recorded in 1840–50; social(ism) + -istic

Related forms
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Examples from the Web for pseudo-socialistic

  • All of Gilfoyle's pseudo-socialistic hostility to wealth and the wealthy came to the aid of his jealousy.



British Dictionary definitions for pseudo-socialistic

socialistic

/ (ˌsəʊʃəˈlɪstɪk) /

adjective

resembling or sympathizing with socialism
Derived Formssocialistically, adverb

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Word Origin and History for pseudo-socialistic

socialistic

adj.

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

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