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supernationalism

[soo-per-nash-uh-nl-iz-uh m]
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noun
  1. an extreme or fanatical loyalty or devotion to a nation.
  2. advocacy of the establishment of governments composed of more than one nation, each nation agreeing to surrender at least part of its national sovereignty to a superior governmental authority.
  3. advocacy of the establishment of organizations composed of groups from more than one nation, each of which agrees to surrender at least part of its authority to a superior, centralized authority.
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Origin of supernationalism

First recorded in 1915–20; super- + nationalism
Related formssu·per·na·tion·al·ist, noun, adjective
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Historical Examples

  • For years the trend of civilization was toward a super-Nationalism.

    An African Adventure

    Isaac F. Marcosson