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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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The Sunni-Caliphate is politically not as nonviable as jingoist and communal Hindu Indians think.
The air is so thick with accusations of 'anti-nationals' and 'unpatriotic' against dissenting Indians that some might be forgiven for wondering if all those grand slogans for 'good governance' have given way to inculcating a sense of 'patriotism' authenticated by jingoist cries.
So jingoist television news anchors themselves seemed ready to go to war with Pakistan.
There is way too much at stake here for this reductionist, regressive and jingoist narrative to be peddled as some form of patriotism and nationalism.
You do not have to be a flagwaving jingoist to recognise Team GB's success as one of the stories of the Games.
You do not have to be a flag-waving jingoist to recognise Team GB's success as one of the stories of the Games.
The beauty of India lies in its contradictory voices ranging from the jingoist or sectarian to the principled and sensible giving ordinary men and women an insight into the intricacies of the burning issues of the day.
The facts are, on many occasions, simply brushed aside, to be replaced by a jingoist rhetoric with "Johnny Foreigner", of course, the main target.
Sarker writes that Woolf's "privilege in some aspects and marginalization in others exists at the same time" which allows Woolf to claim both "a cultural-national belonging even as she opposes a statist-nationalist position that she identifies with jingoist masculinism in the later Three Guineas'" (66).
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.
In a jingoist society such as ours, leaders know their citizens thrive on war, so they generate reasons for it.
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?