289. Nationalism


See also 10. ALLEGIANCE .

Anglo-Saxonism
a belief in the innate superiority of the “Anglo-Saxon race.”
chauvinism
a zealous and belligerent patriotism. —chauvinist, n. —chauvinistic, adj.
civism
1. the attitudes and behavior of a good citizen.
2. Obsolete, devotion to the cause of the French Revolution.
ethnomania
a fanaticism favoring ethnic or racial autonomy. — ethnomaniac, n., adj.
Gaelicism
the characteristic of being Gaelic.
jingoism
extreme or eccentric national loyalty that is hostile to the interests of any other nation. —jingo, jingoist, n. —jingoistic, adj.
Junkerism
the militaristic, authoritarian spirit or character of the East Prussian aristocracy. —Junker, n., adj.
matriotism
devotion to one’s mother country.
nationalism
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.
nativism
the custom or policy of favoring nativeborn citizens over immigrants, as in the awarding of government jobs. See also 312. PHILOSOPHY . —nativist, n. —nativistic, adj.
overpatriotism
excessive patriotism.
Pan-Teutonism
the idea that all Teutonic peoples should be joined in a union. —Pan-Teutonist, n. —Pan-Teutonic, adj.
patriotism
a devoted love, support, and defense of one’s country; national loyalty. —patriot, n. —patriotic, adj.
superpatriotism
excessive patriotism. —superpatriot, n. —superpatriotic, adj.
ultranationalism
excessive or extreme nationalism. —ultranationalist, n. —ultranationalist ie, adj.

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