supernationalism

[ soo-per-nash-uh-nl-iz-uhm ]
/ ˌsu pərˈnæʃ ə nlˌɪz əm /

noun

an extreme or fanatical loyalty or devotion to a nation.
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.
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

OTHER WORDS FROM supernationalism

su·per·na·tion·al·ist, noun, adjective
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Example sentences from the Web for supernationalism

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

    An African Adventure|Isaac F. Marcosson