Patriotic definition

pātrē-ŏtĭk
Feeling, expressing, or inspired by love for one's country.
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The definition of patriotic refers to showing or having great pride and love of one's country.

Proudly flying an American flag is an example of a patriotic act.

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Inspired by patriotism; actuated by love of one's country; zealously and unselfishly devoted to the service of one's country; as, a patriotic statesman, vigilance.
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Origin of patriotic

  • From the Late Latin patriōticus, from the Ancient Greek πατριωτικός (patriōtikos), from πατριώτης (patriōtÄ“s); compare the French patriotique.

    From Wiktionary