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patriotism Line breaks: pat¦ri¦ot|ism
Pronunciation: /ˈpeɪtrɪətɪz(ə)m/

Definition of patriotism in English:


[mass noun]
The quality of being patriotic; vigorous support for one’s country: a highly decorated officer of unquestionable integrity and patriotism
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  • In the midst of such simple-minded patriotism, the quality of the acting seems pretty immaterial.
  • Why would they ask us to prove our patriotism and support for the United States?
  • In the face of this lack of true patriotism and support, of what use is money?
nationalism, patriotic sentiment, allegiance/loyalty to one's country, loyalism;
chauvinism, jingoism, flag-waving, isolationism, xenophobia
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