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noun as in extreme devotion to a belief or nation

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The undertones of toxic masculinity and chauvinism that have dominated the gaming world for decades still linger.

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WAMU in Washington, for example, was “so new and precarious, the pay so low, and the new program so untested that convention and chauvinism didn’t, couldn’t prevail,” Napoli writes.

We will give up and stop any manifestations of chauvinism and xenophobia.

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.

But the "Zoabiz" was a small reminder that latent chauvinism is alive and well.

I became a feminist in the 1970s because I did not appreciate male chauvinism.

But the proper corrective to chauvinism is not to reverse it and practice it against males, but rather basic fairness.

They furnished a vivid but rather aggravating explanation for the existing backwardness and chauvinism of the commonwealth.

Our one desire was to get back to America, and we regarded Europe with the most ignorant chauvinism and contempt.

He never stooped to pietistic clap-trap, or chanted the jaunty chauvinism that has so often caused the Hoosier stars to blink.

The old dregs of Chauvinism, stirred by the Bonapartists, discharge their muddy waters.

In Japan, opinion ranged from imperialistic chauvinism to liberal recognition of the consortium as a way out of the mess.


On this page you'll find 18 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to chauvinism, such as: fanaticism, jingoism, nationalism, narrowness, zealotry, and bellicism.

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