Saturday, February 14, 2009

Word of the Month ~ Jingoism

jingoism |ˈji ng gōˌizəm|
noun chiefly derogatory
extreme patriotism, esp. in the form of aggressive or warlike foreign policy.
a strong belief that your own country is better than others - used to show disapproval:
a mood of warlike jingoism.
jingoist noun
jingoistic |ˌji ng gōˈistik| adjective

a newspaper known for its jingoism extreme patriotism, chauvinism, extreme nationalism, xenophobia, flag-waving; hawkishness, militarism, belligerence, bellicosity.

No comments:

Post a Comment

Thanks for commenting!

Spanish - English Dictionary