jingoism

[jing-goh-iz-uh m]
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Origin of jingoism

First recorded in 1875–80; jingo + -ism
Related formsjin·go·ish, adjectivejin·go·ist, noun, adjectivejin·go·is·tic, adjectivejin·go·is·ti·cal·ly, adverb
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  • He knew the game well, and was able to inspire a keenness that was not jingoistic.


British Dictionary definitions for jingoistic

jingoism

noun
  1. the belligerent spirit or foreign policy of jingoes; chauvinism
Derived Formsjingoist, noun, adjectivejingoistic, adjectivejingoistically, adverb
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Word Origin and History for jingoistic

jingoism

n.

1878, from jingo + -ism. Related: Jingoist; jingoistic.

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper

jingoistic in Culture

jingoism

Extreme and emotional nationalism, or chauvinism, often characterized by an aggressive foreign policy, accompanied by an eagerness to wage war.

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