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I suppose I have become a sort of living monument in Portugal. But I come from a family with roots all over the world, so the idea of patriotism is not very strong in me. My country is the country of Chekhov, Beethoven, Velasquez - writers I like, painters and artists I admire.
Antonio Lobo Antunes

Meaning of "patriotism" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF PATRIOTISM

patriotism  [ˈpætrɪəˌtɪzəm] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF PATRIOTISM

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Patriotism is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES PATRIOTISM MEAN IN ENGLISH?

patriotism

Patriotism

Patriotism is, generally speaking, cultural attachment to one's homeland or devotion to one's country, although interpretations of the term vary with context, geography and political ideology. It is a set of concepts closely related to those of nationalism. The English term patriot is first attested in the Elizabethan era, via Middle French from Late Latin patriota "countryman", ultimately from Greek πατριώτης "countryman", from πατρίς, "fatherland". The abstract noun patriotism appears in the early 18th century.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH PATRIOTISM


acrobatism
ˈækrəbəˌtɪzəm
astigmatism
əˈstɪɡməˌtɪzəm
automatism
ɔːˈtɒməˌtɪzəm
conservatism
kənˈsɜːvəˌtɪzəm
despotism
ˈdɛspəˌtɪzəm
egotism
ˈiːɡəˌtɪzəm
ergotism
ˈɜːɡəˌtɪzəm
erotism
ˈɛrəˌtɪzəm
exotism
ˈɛɡzəˌtɪzəm
hypnotism
ˈhɪpnəˌtɪzəm
metasomatism
ˌmɛtəˈsəʊməˌtɪzəm
nepotism
ˈnɛpəˌtɪzəm
pragmatism
ˈpræɡməˌtɪzəm
prelatism
ˈprɛləˌtɪzəm
quietism
ˈkwaɪəˌtɪzəm
rheumatism
ˈruːməˌtɪzəm
sabbatism
ˈsæbəˌtɪzəm
stigmatism
ˈstɪɡməˌtɪzəm
Suprematism
sʊˈprɛməˌtɪzəm
traumatism
ˈtrɔːməˌtɪzəm

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE PATRIOTISM

patrilineal
patrilineally
patrilinear
patrilinearly
patriliny
patrilocal
patrilocally
patrimonial
patrimonially
patrimonies
patrimony
patriot
patriotic
Patriotic Front
patriotically
patristic
patristical
patristically
patristicism
patristics

WORDS THAT END LIKE PATRIOTISM

acrotism
antinepotism
autism
autoerotism
compatriotism
dicrotism
helotism
homoerotism
Huguenotism
narcotism
peyotism
photism
polycrotism
polyglotism
quixotism
robotism
Scotism
superpatriotism
sybotism
tricrotism
zealotism

Synonyms and antonyms of patriotism in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

SYNONYMS OF «PATRIOTISM»

The following words have a similar or identical meaning as «patriotism» and belong to the same grammatical category.
synonyms of patriotism

Translation of «patriotism» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF PATRIOTISM

Find out the translation of patriotism to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of patriotism from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «patriotism» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

爱国心
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

patriotismo
570 millions of speakers

English

patriotism
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

देशभक्ति
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

الوطنية
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

патриотизм
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

patriotismo
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

স্বদেশপ্রেম
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

patriotisme
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Patriotisme
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Patriotismus
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

愛国心
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

애국심
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Patriotisme
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

lòng yêu nước
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

தேசப்பற்று
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

देशभक्ती
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

vatanseverlik
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

patriottismo
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

patriotyzm
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

патріотизм
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

patriotism
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

πατριωτισμό
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

patriotisme
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

patriotism
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

patriotisme
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of patriotism

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «PATRIOTISM»

The term «patriotism» is quite widely used and occupies the 29.944 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «PATRIOTISM» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about patriotism

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10 QUOTES WITH «PATRIOTISM»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word patriotism.
1
John Amery
It is not the Government, the members of Parliament to whom the ultimate decision belongs, it is up to you to go forward sure of your sacred right of free opinion, sure of your patriotism.
2
Antonio Lobo Antunes
I suppose I have become a sort of living monument in Portugal. But I come from a family with roots all over the world, so the idea of patriotism is not very strong in me. My country is the country of Chekhov, Beethoven, Velasquez - writers I like, painters and artists I admire.
3
John Avlon
One tell-tale sign of a Wingnut: they always confuse partisanship with patriotism.
4
Bruno Bauer
The sight of nature fascinates, the family tie has a sweet enchantment and patriotism gives the religious spirit a fiery devotion to the powers that it reveres.
5
Evan Bayh
Across the country military families are facing dire financial circumstances due to longer than expected tours of duties. They are being penalized for their patriotism - no one should have to choose between doing right by their country and doing right by their families.
6
David Blunkett
What is it that unites, on the left of British politics, George Orwell, Billy Bragg, Gordon Brown and myself? An understanding that identity and a sense of belonging need to be linked to our commitment to nationhood and a modern form of patriotism.
7
John Bolton
There is no patriotic obligation to help advance the career of a politician who is otherwise pursuing interests that are fundamentally antithetical to your values. That's not the call of patriotism.
8
Kjell Magne Bondevik
Unfortunately, religion, like patriotism, is easy to misuse for political purposes.
9
Cory Booker
Our platform calls for a balanced deficit reduction plan where the wealthy pay their fair share. And when your country is in a costly war, with our soldiers sacrificing abroad and our nation facing a debt crisis at home, being asked to pay your fair share isn't class warfare - it's patriotism.
10
Joseph P. Bradley
I know it is very hard to rise above the influences of party prejudice. Often, it almost drowns the sentiment of patriotism. Party rancor and party hatred are the last serpents which the genius of patriotism can crush.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «PATRIOTISM»

Discover the use of patriotism in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to patriotism and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Patriotism: Philosophical and Political Perspectives
Evaluating patriotism ls patriotism a good thing or a bad thing? It depends what you mean by 'patriotism'. For some, patriotism entails unflinching support of your country's policies; for others, the highest form of patriotism is dissent. For some ...
Professor Igor Primoratz, Dr Aleksandar Pavkovic, 2013
2
Patriotism
Explains the virtue of patriotism, or being proud of your country, and describes ways to show patriotism at home, at school, and in the community.
Lucia Raatma, 2000
3
Patriotism
'Was it death he was now waiting for? Or a wild ecstasy of the senses?' For the young army officer of Yukio Mishima's seminal story, 'Patriotism, ' death and ecstasy become elementally intertwined.
Yukio Mishima, 1995
4
The Pocket Book of Patriotism
Celebrates American history, culture, and innovation through inspiring quotations, song lyrics, and document excerpts, in an unabashedly politically incorrect "primer."
Jonathan Foreman, 2005
5
Patriotism, Morality, and Peace
'It is rare that a philosopher addresses a topic that is at once of vital interest to non-philosophers and philosophers alike.'-CONCERNED PHILOSOPHERS FOR PEACE NEWSLETTER
Stephen Nathanson, 1993
6
Constitutional Patriotism
The book takes the development of the European Union as a case study, but its lessons apply also to the United States and other parts of the world.
Jan-Werner Müller, 2009
7
Patriotism: Quotations from Around the World
"The noblest motive is the public good" (Virgil) and over 400 hundred other memorable sayings from authors, statesmen, military leaders, and other prominent people.
Herb Galewitz, 2003
8
Consent, Dissent, and Patriotism
This is a puzzle for social scientists, particularly those who believe that individuals are self-interested, rational actors who calculate only the private egoistic costs and benefits of possible choices.
Margaret Levi, 1997
9
The Many Faces of Patriotism
The Many Faces of Patriotism debate the consequences of the 21st century's patriotic resurgence, examining it both in theoretical and comparative terms that draw on examples of patriotism from ancient Greece to post-apartheid South Africa.
Philip Abbott, 2007
10
Patriotism and Nationalism in Music Education
Music has long served as an emblem of national identity in educational systems throughout the world.
Professor David G Hebert, Prof Dr Alexandra Kertz-Welzel, 2012

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «PATRIOTISM»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term patriotism is used in the context of the following news items.
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Sound Off: How readers show their patriotism
Bruce.Lipsky@jacksonville.com Patriotism was abundant during the annual "Our Country Day" parade as it passed through the heart of ... «Florida Times-Union, Jul 15»
2
Patriotism's not an annual event
By Monday, however, the patriotism and spirit of giving had evaporated like an Eastern Cape government budget. All the lovely Madiba Day ... «News24, Jul 15»
3
Saif, Katrina's 'Phantom' trailer: Overdose of patriotism
Indian Bollywood actress Katrina Kaif, left, and actor Saif Ali Khan pose for photographs during the trailer launch of his upcoming movie ... «Emirates 24/7, Jul 15»
4
NK leader urges young people to inherit patriotism in meeting of war …
SEOUL, July 26 (Yonhap) -- North Korean leader Kim Jong-un has urged young people to inherit the spirit of defending their country shown by ... «GlobalPost, Jul 15»
5
Patriotism and support for Gunnery Sergeant Sullivan
Patriotism and support for Gunnery Sergeant Sullivan. It takes a special person like Springfield's Gunnery Sergeant Thomas Sullivan to lay ... «wwlp.com, Jul 15»
6
Leonard Pitts, Jr.: Patriotism is not a partisan issue
Here's the thing about principle. Unless applied equally it is not really principle at all. He who climbs on his moral high horse when a wrong is ... «Miami Herald, Jul 15»
7
Patriotism is big hit in Bix
Patriotism,” Kaczinski said of carrying the flag. “People appreciate seeing the American flag out there. We support our country.” Roland has ... «Quad City Times, Jul 15»
8
Are CrossFit's "Hero" WODs Truly Patriotic Or Just Shameless …
... Hero WODs were conceived in some boardroom at Progenex as a way to take advantage of death in the line of duty and American patriotism. «SportsGrid, Jul 15»
9
GOOD NEWS: Patriotism
Patriotism along with the America's Flags was flying high at The Parks Senior Living campus prior to July 4th celebration. Members of ... «Odessa American, Jul 15»
10
After Springs American Flag Burning, VFW Post Aims to Educate …
The program aims to educate youth in patriotism and knowledge of how to respect their flag and our country. The kids get a liberty book and as ... «KKTV 11 News, Jul 15»

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« EDUCALINGO. Patriotism [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/patriotism>. Aug 2019 ».
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