Nationalism is defined as being devoted to your country, or the feeling that nations should act independently instead of working together.(noun)
An example of nationalism is the Made in the USA campaign.
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See also allegiance.
a belief in the innate superiority of the “Anglo-Saxon race.”
a zealous and belligerent patriotism. —chauvinist, n. —chauvinistic, adj.
1. the attitudes and behavior of a good citizen.
2. Obsolete, devotion to the cause of the French Revolution.
a fanaticism favoring ethnic or racial autonomy. — ethnomaniac, n., adj.
the characteristic of being Gaelic.
extreme or eccentric national loyalty that is hostile to the interests of any other nation. —jingo, jingoist, n. —jingoistic, adj.
the militaristic, authoritarian spirit or character of the East Prussian aristocracy. —Junker, n., adj.
devotion to one’s mother country.
1. the spirit or aspirations of a country.
2. a devotion to the interests of one’s own country.
3. a desire for national advancement.
4. the policy of asserting the interest of one’s own nation, as separate from the interest of another nation and the common interest of all nations. —nationalist, n., adj. —nationalistic, adj.
the custom or policy of favoring nativeborn citizens over immigrants, as in the awarding of government jobs. See also philosophy. —nativist, n. —nativistic, adj.
the idea that all Teutonic peoples should be joined in a union. —Pan-Teutonist, n. —Pan-Teutonic, adj.
a devoted love, support, and defense of one’s country; national loyalty. —patriot, n. —patriotic, adj.
excessive patriotism. —superpatriot, n. —superpatriotic, adj.
excessive or extreme nationalism. —ultranationalist, n. —ultranationalist ie, adj.
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