What is another word for imperialistic?

Pronunciation: [ɪmpˈi͡əɹɪəlˈɪstɪk] (IPA)

Imperialism is a term associated with military expansion and the exercise of power over weaker states. Synonyms for imperialistic might include colonialism, domination, subjugation, hegemony, and supremacy. These words all refer to the exercise of power by a dominant state or culture over weaker ones. Colonialism specifically refers to the establishment and maintenance of territorial control over a colony or group. Domination suggests control or authority over a group or person, while subjugation implies a more extreme form of control or domination. Hegemony refers to the cultural or ideological domination of one group over others, while supremacy implies a sense of superiority or dominance over others.

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Usage examples for Imperialistic

While the Americans did not see their expansion into the West as being imperialistic, American Indians saw it otherwise.
"The Black Experience in America The Immigrant Heritage of America"
Norman Coombs
This should have meant the end of imperialistic exploitation as well as the end of minority persecution.
"The Black Experience in America The Immigrant Heritage of America"
Norman Coombs
Ordinary Englishmen would only have thought him a little old-fashioned; imperialistic Englishmen would really have mistaken him for the old John Bull of the caricatures.
"The Ball and The Cross"
G.K. Chesterton

Famous quotes with Imperialistic

  • A democracy, the realistic observer is forced to conclude, is likely to be idealistic in its feelings about itself, but imperialistic about its practice.
    Irving Babbitt
  • For behind all imperialism is ultimately the imperialistic individual, just as behind all peace is ultimately the peaceful individual.
    Irving Babbitt
  • This great imperialistic world called the United States has made us believe that an Oscar is the most important thing in the world for an actor. But if you think about it for five minutes you realise it can't be.
    Javier Bardem
  • I think we're at risk with our democracy. I think we're dealing with the most closed, imperialistic, nastiest administration in living memory. They even put Richard Nixon to shame.
    Wesley Clark
  • Every nation has its war party... It is commercial, imperialistic, ruthless. It tolerates no opposition.
    Robert M. La Follette

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