Origin of patriotic
Related Words for patrioticloyal, nationalistic, dedicated, dutiful, faithful, fervid, zealous, chauvinistic, jingoistic, statesmanlike
Examples from the Web for patriotic
Contemporary Examples of patriotic
But these are all things that every patriotic American should celebrate.Why I’m for the War on Christmas
December 23, 2014
It is this kind of abstraction that leads to more mythology, more heroic narratives, more undertones of patriotic martyrdom.War Is About More Than Heroes, Martyrs, and Patriots
Nathan Bradley Bethea
November 12, 2014
We sat on the grass, in the hot twilight, watching the fireworks burst in patriotic showers of light over Independence.Those Kansas City Blues: A Family History
October 24, 2014
Across China, there are red banners printed with white fonts that say ai guo—love your country, be patriotic.Chinese Tourists Are Taking Hong Kong Protest Selfies
October 23, 2014
However, only candidates who are screened by the 1,200-piece panel and deemed “patriotic” will appear on the ballot.Is Hong Kong Tiananmen 2.0?
September 29, 2014
Historical Examples of patriotic
The thoughts of the men of that day were as practical as their sentiments were patriotic.
Nevertheless you fulfilled a noble, sacred and patriotic duty.
Mitchel and Turtschin were too quick, that is, too patriotic.
The parks were milling with crowds who came to hear the patriotic speakers.The Martian Cabal
Roman Frederick Starzl
In that time I let my beard grow, and trained my hair into a patriotic unkemptness.The Trampling of the Lilies
1650s, "of one's own country," from French patriotique or directly from Late Latin patrioticus, from Greek patriotikos, from patriotes (see patriot). Meaning "loyal, supporting one's own country" is from 1757. Related: Patriotical.