jingoism

[jing-goh-iz-uhm]
noun
the spirit, policy, or practice of jingoes; bellicose chauvinism.

Origin:
1875–80; jingo + -ism

jingoish, adjective
jingoist, noun, adjective
jingoistic, adjective
jingoistically, adverb
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jingoism (ˈdʒɪŋɡəʊˌɪzəm)
 
n
the belligerent spirit or foreign policy of jingoes; chauvinism
 
'jingoist
 
n, —adj
 
jingo'istic
 
adj
 
jingo'istically
 
adv

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jingoism definition


Extreme and emotional nationalism, or chauvinism, often characterized by an aggressive foreign policy, accompanied by an eagerness to wage war.

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Example sentences
They do want to inspire patriotism, but a critical patriotism, not a jingoistic
  one.
It isn't a jingoistic game about patriotism and winning the war in the name of
  all that is pure and righteous.
Many economists and foreign governments decried the provision as inefficient
  and jingoistic.
There was a kind of jingoistic nationalism to media coverage.
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