Related formssep·a·ra·tism, nounan·ti·sep·a·ra·tist, noun
Examples from the Web for separatism
“They constantly follow me around, accusing me of separatism,” Davidchenko said.
If the flames of separatism in Punjab seemed to be simmering, the secessionist strife in Kashmir was just peaking.Farewell to Manmohan Singh, India’s Puppet Prime Minister|Kapil Komireddi|January 5, 2014|DAILY BEAST
In my column for the National Post, I explain the real reason that separatism in Quebec is dead.
Rhode Island, as a seat of separatism and heresy, was not invited and perhaps not even considered.The Fathers of New England|Charles M. Andrews
But the inefficiency of separatism was plainly evident in the Air Force.Integration of the Armed Forces, 1940-1965|Morris J. MacGregor, Jr.
Separatism has even less virtue than any of the other isms, for it is the abstraction of a negation, the shadow of a shadow.Amiel's Journal|Henri-Frdric Amiel
It is one of the glaring weaknesses of the policy of Free Imports that it actually puts a premium on separatism.Against Home Rule (1912)|Various
Unionism and order: Separatism and ordure—that is about the sum.Ireland as It Is|Robert John Buckley (AKA R.J.B.)
British Dictionary definitions for separatism (1 of 2)
- a person who advocates or practises secession from an organization or group
- (as modifier)a separatist movement