patriotism[pā′trē ə tiz′əm]
- Patriotism is love and support of your country.
An example of patriotism is waving the flag proudly on your home.
A display of patriotism.
love and loyal or zealous support of one's country
Origin of patriotismpatriot + -ism
Love of and devotion to one's country.
From patriot +"Ž -ism