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Having or expressing devotion to and vigorous support for one's country,
  1. Having or expressing devotion to and vigorous support for one's country
    • - today's game will be played before a fiercely patriotic crowd

  1. inspired by love for your country
  2. (patriotically) in a patriotic manner; "patriotically, he buys only U.S.-made products"
  3. (patriotism) love of country and willingness to sacrifice for it; "they rode the same wave of popular patriotism"; "British nationalism was in the air and patriotic sentiments ran high"
  4. Patriotism is a love and devotion to a country or homeland for no other reason than being a resident there. Patriotism, however, has had different meanings over time, and its meaning is highly dependent upon context, geography, and philosophy.
  5. Inspired by patriotism; actuated by love of one's country; zealously and unselfishly devoted to the service of one's country; as, a patriotic statesman, vigilance
  6. (PATRIOTISM) the support and defense of one's country out of love and devotion; also known as "national loyalty" ... a commitment often ridiculed by critics as ignorance or foolishness, purblindness or superstition, bigotry or prejudice, Xenophobia or ethnocentrism, chauvinism or jingoism.
  7. (PATRIOTISM) An obsessive personality trait required of all Tea Party members, indistinguishable from jingoism.
  8. (Patriotism) A medical condition where the patient is emotionally unable to distinguish between one countryman and another.
  9. (Patriotism) Hating your neighbor.
  10. (Patriotism) Hoping the nation's leader fails, if he's a Democrat. Hoping the nation's leader succeeds, if he's a Republican.
  11. (Patriotism) The people or citizens show a love and devotion for their country and the values. They can show this by words or by actions.
  12. (Patriotism) This is love for or devotion to one's country. The term is used sometimes as an insult for those who "wear their flag on their sleeves", but this would be the extreme form of the term. ...
  13. (Patriotism) We should never let conservatives suggest that they are more patriotic than liberals. It is liberals that have forever supported our American Dream and struggled to realize it for all of us, often against the opposition of the conservatives. This is most obvious now.
  14. (Patriotism) devotion to a community as opposed to devotion to one's individual interests without considering what is good for the community. It would be patriotic to walk, ride a bicycle or have a fuel efficient car to help keep the price of energy low. It would be patriotic for a U.S. ...
  15. (Patriotism) is the number two cause of battlefield fatalities, surpassed only by improper foot care.
  16. (patriotism) [JR/LP] p.  111-112 “A proper patriotism is an attachment to one’s people and country, and a willingness to defend its legitimate claims while fully respecting the legitimate claims of other peoples.“
  17. one who is true to their country, willing to die for its honor
  18. A matchcover category whose message portrays any number of scenes, wording, phrases, designs, or places compatible with American patriotism. This category does not include Military. World War II patriotics is a sub-category.
  19. Having or showing love of one’s country and devotion to its welfare.