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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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Hollis believes Orwell shared his own views opposing nationalists, jingoists, and other conservatives who championed colonialism and empire.
But you see, we are very dichotomised and divided country and so we all look at issues from the prism of ethnic jingoists, ethnic champions and the like, because if we were to look at issues from a patriotic standpoint, you will see through the revisionism, the opportunism of some of these letter writers.
In this remote region, Western businessmen nurtured fantasies of windfall profits from cotton, coconuts, and sugar; jingoists saw opportunities to exalt further their nations; and government officials attempted to acquire coaling stations and naval bases for their growing fleets.
This is a most ridiculous notion conceived by jingoists who may believe they are serving their people but are instead rubbing vinegar into an open sore.
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Sri Lanka, April 1 -- It is bad enough that while on the political front 'fringe elements' are being given freedom to tout their divisive and hate agenda, in the sport arena both the traditional (print) and the 'new' (electronic and social) media are on an overdrive to convert Indian sports-lovers, especially cricketers, into incorrigible jingoists and bad losers.
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Jingoists that we are, we need every chance we can get to provide some perspective on our lives and our language, to feel uninformed and humbled and small, to remember all that we do not know and do not see and have not said.