separationist

[sep-uh-rey-shuh-nist]
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Origin of separationist

First recorded in 1880–85; separation + -ist
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Examples from the Web for separationist

Historical Examples of separationist

  • I could tell you episodes of the Separationist revolution that would astonish you.

  • I hadn't any idea of being a Separationist; I was loyal enough.

    Romance

    Joseph Conrad and F.M. Hueffer

  • What do I care for the Separationist blatherskite more than for the loyal fools?

    Romance

    Joseph Conrad and F.M. Hueffer

  • And he reflected that Decoud's separationist plan had not gone to the bottom with the lost silver.

  • Mrs. Mac, good Separationist though she was, as became the wife of her husband, had the word "home" forever on her lips.

    Romance

    Joseph Conrad and F.M. Hueffer


Word Origin and History for separationist
n.

1831, from separation + -ist.

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper