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Origin of separationist

First recorded in 1880–85; separation + -ist Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018

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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.


    Joseph Conrad and F.M. Hueffer

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


    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.


    Joseph Conrad and F.M. Hueffer

Word Origin and History for separationist

1831, from separation + -ist.

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper