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Extreme nationalism, especially when opposed to international cooperation.

ul′tra·na′tion·al adj.
ul′tra·na′tion·al·ist n.
ul′tra·na′tion·al·is′tic adj.
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(Government, Politics & Diplomacy) extreme devotion to one's own nation
ˌultraˈnational adj
ˌultraˈnationalist adj, n
ˌultraˌnationalˈistic adj
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(ˌʌl trəˈnæʃ ə nlˌɪz əm)

excessive devotion to one's nation and its interests.
ul`tra•na′tion•al, adj.
ul`tra•na′tion•al•ist, n., adj.
ul`tra•na`tion•al•is′tic, adj.
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excessive or extreme nationalism. — ultranationalist, n. — ultranationalist ie, adj.
See also: Nationalism
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.ultranationalism - fanatical patriotismultranationalism - 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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