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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.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.jingoist - an extreme bellicose nationalist
nationalist, patriot - one who loves and defends his or her country
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Anyone wishing to sit in Parliament and send our troops to war with Churchillian gravitas and jingoist slogans should first experience serving on the frontline in whatever theatre of conflict in which we are involved.
But to see Roosevelt as nothing more than a racist and a jingoist is to view the man from a narrow angle.
The popular, jingoist publication, John Bull wondered "how professional footballers could continue to play football and be paid for playing it while many of the supporters who had previously paid to watch them were being killed in the muddy fields of France and Flanders?
Even in this hyper-nationalist and jingoist society, 58% of Israeli Jews admit their government practices apartheid against Arabs.
During his second term, as in his first, Cleveland refrained from foreign military interventionism in favor of neutral mediation to resolve international disputes; he opposed calls for the annexation of Hawaii and Spanish Cuba, respecting their sovereignty, and opposing the emerging jingoist sentiments of empire building prevailing within the Republican Party.
BJP pl don't force feed us this jingoist khap-mindedness
He says this is due to Messi's decision to leave Argentina as a young boy to ply his trade at Barcelona and the fact that he is not a drumbeating jingoist and larger-than-life character like his predecessor.
The Charles Beard who arrived in England as a young scholar was a jingoist who favored the United States taking up what Rudyard Kipling called the "white man's burden.
New Delhi, Apr 7 ( ANI ): The Congress party on Sunday hit back at Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi after he called Rahul Gandhi's 'beehive' remark an insult to the nation, saying that the metaphor has gone over the head of a self appointed jingoist.
O'Brien sets out with one of the most fundamental questions that lies at the core of German Studies today: how can a people whose conception of nationalism is deeply stigmatized by a "common jingoist, genocidal past" start to re-conceive itself as a unified and future-oriented nation?
Such celebrations go back at least as far as Hakluyt and continue, long after Swift, not only in jingoist effusions but from the un-demagogically fastidious pens of Edward Gibbon and Joseph Conrad, with his "red" places on the map, where "real work is done" (see Rawson, God 22-23, 312-13).
Yet, Burial organisers told the Brigade, the latter in many ways represented resistance to these jingoist feminine notions.