jingoism


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jin·go·ism

 (jĭng′gō-ĭz′əm)
n.
Extreme nationalism characterized especially by a belligerent foreign policy; chauvinistic patriotism.

jin′go·ist n.
jin′go·is′tic adj.
jin′go·is′ti·cal·ly adv.

jingoism

(ˈdʒɪŋɡəʊˌɪzəm)
n
(Government, Politics & Diplomacy) the belligerent spirit or foreign policy of jingoes; chauvinism
ˈjingoist n, adj
ˌjingoˈistic adj
ˌjingoˈistically adv

jin•go•ism

(ˈdʒɪŋ goʊˌɪz əm)

n.
the spirit, policy, or practice of jingoes; bellicose chauvinism.
[1875–80]
jin′go•ist, n., adj.
jin`go•is′tic, adj.

jingoism

extreme or eccentric national loyalty that is hostile to the interests of any other nation. — jingo, jingoist, n. — jingoistic, adj.
See also: Nationalism

Jingoism

Excessively chauvinistic patriotism, derived from the music-hall lyrics “we don’t want to fight but by jingo if we do…the Russians shall not have Constantinople.”
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Jingoism - an appeal intended to arouse patriotic emotionsjingoism - an appeal intended to arouse patriotic emotions
demagoguery, demagogy - impassioned appeals to the prejudices and emotions of the populace
2.Jingoism - fanatical patriotismjingoism - fanatical patriotism      
nationalism, patriotism - love of country and willingness to sacrifice for it; "they rode the same wave of popular patriotism"; "British nationalism was in the air and patriotic sentiments ran high"

jingoism

noun chauvinism, bigotry, xenophobia, flag-waving (informal), belligerence, insularity, hawkishness an outpouring of militaristic jingoism
Translations

jingoism

[ˈdʒɪŋgəʊɪzəm] N (pej) → patriotería f

jingoism

[ˈdʒɪŋgəʊɪzəm] nchauvinisme m

jingoism

jingoism

[ˈdʒɪŋgəʊˌɪzm] nsciovinismo
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We must use the commemoration to learn lessons in preventing further wars - no glorification or jingoism.
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