patriotically

patriotic

[pey-tree-ot-ik or, esp. British, pa-]
adjective
1.
of, like, suitable for, or characteristic of a patriot.
2.
expressing or inspired by patriotism: a patriotic ode.

Origin:
1645–55; < Late Latin patriōticus < Greek patriōtikós. See patriot, -ic

patriotically, adverb
antipatriotic, adjective
antipatriotically, adverb
hyperpatriotic, adjective
hyperpatriotically, adverb
nonpatriotic, adjective
nonpatriotically, adverb
overpatriotic, adjective
overpatriotically, adverb
propatriotic, adjective
pseudopatriotic, adjective
pseudopatriotically, adverb
quasi-patriotic, adjective
quasi-patriotically, adverb
semipatriotic, adjective
semipatriotically, adverb
ultrapatriotic, adjective
ultrapatrioticly, adverb
unpatriotic, adjective
unpatriotically, adverb
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patriot (ˈpeɪtrɪət, ˈpæt-)
 
n
a person who vigorously supports his country and its way of life
 
[C16: via French from Late Latin patriōta, from Greek patriotēs, from patris native land; related to Greek patēr father; compare Latin pater father, patria fatherland]
 
patriotic
 
adj
 
patri'otically
 
adv

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patriotic
1757, from patriot.
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