Let's hope that that the increased presence of women in the new Knesset will help free us from that chauvinism once and for all.
We will give up and stop any manifestations of chauvinism and xenophobia.
But the proper corrective to chauvinism is not to reverse it and practice it against males, but rather basic fairness.
Their patriarchy and chauvinism,” she says, “was harder on Iraqi culture than Iraqis themselves.
There is, however, always a great danger that patriotism may degenerate into chauvinism.
This chauvinism has increased to a paroxysm, bordering on insanity.
In a specially marked manner the pan-Serb chauvinism showed itself during the Bosnian crisis.
chauvinism is nowhere more repellent than in the things of the mind.
In social consideration everything else takes precedence of nationality, even in those circles where chauvinism is a cult.
Nowhere in the world is there so much declamation about chauvinism as in Germany, and nowhere is so little of it to be found.
1840, "exaggerated, blind patriotism," from French chauvinisme (1839), from the character Nicholas Chauvin, soldier of Napoleon's Grand Armee, notoriously attached to the Empire long after it was history, in the Cogniards' popular 1831 vaudeville "La Cocarde Tricolore."
Meaning extended to "sexism" via male chauvinism (1969). The name is a French form of Latin Calvinus and thus Calvinism and chauvinism are, etymologically, twins. The name was a common one in Napoleon's army, and if there was a real person at the base of the character in the play, he has not been certainly identified by etymologists, though memoirs of Waterloo (one published in Paris in 1822) mention "one of our principal piqueurs, named Chauvin, who had returned with Napoleon from Elba," which implies loyalty.