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noun as in chauvinism

noun as in patriotism

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Their jingoism dovetailed with their anti-government views, and some continued to hunt and detain immigrants who had crossed into the country.

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There was a lot of patriotism, a lot of jingoism along with it, and reactionism as well.

What debates there were over these AUFs were largely full of jingoism and rah-rah warrior language, the last thing we want when committing our young to their possible deaths.

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But the person authorized to perform the demolition is not Sarah Palin or some other purveyor of junk jingoism.

Not the talk of strategy or politics, munitions or taxation; not the discussions on fiscal costs or boots on the ground jingoism.

It was a culture nibbling on the genial jingoism of Norman Vincent Peale and being made somewhat uncomfortable by Adlai Stevenson.

Visiting China, you are struck, sometimes troubled, by sentiments you hear that come close to jingoism.

The embassy response was a good example of this jingoism on the cheap.

It is however but a cheap substitute for authority, and belongs of right to a rampant jingoism of a past age.

The idea hit upon was to turn this jingoism to account in the adaptation, by making Disraeli collaborate with Sardou.

The insincere propaganda of jingoism as a mere weapon of attack on the President was diabolic.

The really bad thing here is the silly wave that has gone over the public mind—protection humbug, silver, jingoism, etc.

The situation calls not for agitation and jingoism, bit for rare patience, sanity, and self-control.


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On this page you'll find 49 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to jingoism, such as: fanaticism, nationalism, narrowness, zealotry, bellicism, and ethnocentricity.

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