superpatriotism


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superpatriotism

(ˌsuːpəˈpeɪtrɪəˌtɪzəm)
n
(Government, Politics & Diplomacy) the quality of being superpatriotic

superpatriotism

excessive patriotism. — superpatriot, n. — superpatriotic, adj.
See also: Nationalism
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Noun1.superpatriotism - fanatical patriotismsuperpatriotism - 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"
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Drawing on a rich cache of letters the four sent home throughout their ordeal, and interviews with surviving family members, he sets the context as a time of superpatriotism that saw the abrogation of constitutional rights and mob violence against the German-speaking Hutterites, whom President Ulysses S.
This, of course, raises the danger of a jingoism or superpatriotism that deifies the finite and the fallible.
Michael Parenti's recent books include Superpatriotism (City Lights) and The Assassination of Julius Caesar (New Press), and The Culture Struggle (Seven Stories Press), all available in paperback, www.
Superpower syndrome" is essentially a psychological interpretation, thus missing the political element: The drive to endless war and the use of military power to intimidate other nations while developing superpatriotism and loss of liberties at home--incarcerating people without charge or defense and creating an imaginary enemy, scapegoat and object of derision in Islam, as Hitler did the Jewish people--are all elements of fascism.
Stressing the themes of white supremacy, Protestant solidarity, superpatriotism, and strict law enforcement, the second Invisible Empire attracted from three to six million members during the first half of the 1920s and scored political triumphs across the nation.