Definition of ultranationalism in English:

ultranationalism

Syllabification: ul·tra·nat·ion·al·ism
Pronunciation: /ˌəltrəˈnaSHənəˌlizəm
 
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noun

Extreme nationalism that promotes the interest of one state or people above all others: the Yugoslav president is fanning the flames of ultranationalism
More example sentences
  • Anti-immigrant policies become respectable, and the extreme right's ultranationalism appears relevant.
  • Any such prolonged crisis might condition people to respond to fascist-style appeals: ultranationalism, revolutionary fever, antirationalism, a mystic faith in a strong leader.
  • But the provision gave them rights without any responsibilities, reinforced ultranationalism within the ruling party, and limited the development of interethnic trust.

Derivatives

ultranationalist

noun & adjective
More example sentences
  • These ideologies exploit phenomenalism and theoreticism respectively, allowing neocolonialists to factualize literature and ultranationalists to fictionalize history.
  • Settlers, ultranationalists, and religious fundamentalists will respect neither legal nor moral limits on their political action.
  • Such discontents can nurture extremist, perhaps ultranationalist, policies.

ultranationalistic

Pronunciation: /-ˌnaSHənəˈlistik/
adjective
More example sentences
  • He and his staff decided to act immediately and decisively to remove key leaders who, by virtue of their ultranationalistic tendencies, could disrupt postwar reconstruction programs.
  • The parties range from socialist (Democratic Left Party), to moderately conservative and free enterprise, to right-wing ultranationalistic (Nationalist Action Party), to near-religious.
  • They espoused an ultranationalistic ideology which advocated the formation of an exclusively Turkish state.

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