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  1. of or relating to socialists or socialism.
  2. in accordance with socialism.
  3. advocating or supporting socialism.
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Origin of socialistic

First recorded in 1840–50; social(ism) + -istic
Related formsso·cial·is·ti·cal·ly, adverbnon·so·cial·is·tic, adjectivepseu·do·so·cial·is·tic, adjectivequa·si-so·cial·is·tic, adjectivequa·si-so·cial·is·ti·cal·ly, adverbsem·i·so·cial·is·tic, adjectivesem·i·so·cial·is·ti·cal·ly, adverbun·so·cial·is·tic, adjective
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Related Words for socialistic

prevalent, universal, popular, accepted, prevailing, correspondent, constant, like, reciprocal, generic, collective, community, general, joint, social, public, coincident, communal, congruous, corporate

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British Dictionary definitions for socialistic


  1. resembling or sympathizing with socialism
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Derived Formssocialistically, adverb
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Word Origin and History for socialistic


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

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