Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Of, pertaining to, or characteristic of the socialists; based on the principles of socialism: as, socialistic schemes; socialistic legislation.

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  • adjective Of or relating to socialism.

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  • adjective advocating or following the socialist principles

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Examples

  • When the Obama administration began touting what she calls a socialistic health care reform plan, her head of steam continued to build.

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  • I am up to my eyeballs in socialistic insurance policies. now, The insurance industry says that insurance is just a way to spread the risk.

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  • Stories such as that are hard to find in socialistic economies.

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  • And you're likely to encounter the word socialistic only on talk radio or conservative blogs.

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  • He presented new ideas with regard to basic difficulties in "socialistic calculating", and investigated the possibilities of achieving effective results by decentralized

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  • It is as the sentiment which for want of a better word we call socialistic works along with that broad and candid study of fact which we call scientific, and toward an ideal in which the material is but an instrument of the spiritual, -- that there is solid promise of advance.

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  • Our Constitution is "socialistic" - to use the term of opprobrium ignorantly spewed about our government by tea partiers.

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  • Our Constitution is "socialistic" - to use the term of opprobrium ignorantly spewed about our government by tea partiers.

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  • Republicans and the American Medical Association labeled the plan "socialistic" - which, in some ways, it was.

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  • Our Constitution is "socialistic" - to use the term of opprobrium ignorantly spewed about our government by tea partiers.

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