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EtymologyEdit

From particular +‎ -ist, after French particulariste.

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NounEdit

particularist ‎(plural particularists)

  1. One who holds to particularism.

AdjectiveEdit

particularist ‎(comparative more particularist, superlative most particularist)

  1. (theology) Adhering to particularism.
  2. Showing excessive devotion to one's own region, nation, party etc.; partisan.
    • 2002, Colin Jones, The Great Nation, Penguin 2003, p. 272:
      The province's identity was fixed on traditionalist and historical attachment to particularist privilege.

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