jingoism

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n jingoism fanatical patriotism
    • n jingoism an appeal intended to arouse patriotic emotions
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • jingoism A bellicose patriotism; aggressive chauvinism; belligerence in international relations.
    • jingoism The policy of the Jingoes, so called. See Jingo, 2.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n jingoism The spirit, policy, or political views of the Jingoes.
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Usage

In literature:

For my part I greatly prefer the Jingoism of Rule Britannia to the Imperialism of The Recessional.
"A Miscellany of Men" by G. K. Chesterton
It is therefore sheer British jingoism which points to America as the country of Puritanic provincialism.
"Anarchism and Other Essays" by Emma Goldman
Has his open-air moods, too, and amuses me with his Jingoism.
"The Whirlpool" by George Gissing
At the same time, though he acquiesced in the dishonour of the Irish Union, his patriotism never became perverted into Jingoism.
"Old and New Masters" by Robert Lynd
The spirit of Jingoism is an epidemic of which I await the passing away more earnestly than we do that of any other plague.
"Native Races and the War" by Josephine Elizabeth Butler
There was that debased form of patriotism called Jingoism.
"A Century of Wrong" by F. W. Reitz
It is simply an hallucination of jingoism.
"The Open Secret of Ireland" by T. M. Kettle
Distinguish from patriotism each of the following counterfeits: sectionalism; partisanship; nationalism; and jingoism.
"The Vitalized School" by Francis B. Pearson
There is in it not even a suggestion of a threat, no word of bluster, no breath of jingoism.
"New York Times Current History; The European War, Vol 2, No. 4, July, 1915" by Various
True love does not need the trumpets of Jingoism.
"Mountain Meditations" by L. Lind-af-Hageby
The situation calls not for agitation and jingoism, bit for rare patience, sanity, and self-control.
"Prize Orations of the Intercollegiate Peace Association" by Intercollegiate Peace Association
But a widespread error still confounds this imperial patriotism with Cosmopolitanism, this resolution of a great people with Jingoism.
"The Origins and Destiny of Imperial Britain" by J. A. Cramb
Encouraged by this jingoism, in truth veiled racism, many superpatriots were beginning to emerge from obscurity.
"The Samurai Strategy" by Thomas Hoover
Especially did the Hobson exploit fire the spirit of jingoism.
"Prison Memoirs of an Anarchist" by Alexander Berkman
But Benton was not a land-grabber, whether in the interest of slavery or of mere jingoism.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 3, Slice 6" by Various
That's not blithering jingoism, it's common sense.
"Non-combatants and Others" by Rose Macaulay
The insincere propaganda of jingoism as a mere weapon of attack on the President was diabolic.
"The Letters of William James, Vol. II" by William James
There was no bombast about the captain, mind you, no vulgar jingoism.
"The Cruise of the Snowbird" by Gordon Stables
Hobson's "Psychology of Jingoism," p. 52.
"The Great Illusion" by Norman Angell
Our people are too hard-headed and too businesslike to be carried away by mere Jingoism.
"South Africa and the Boer-British War, Volume I" by J. Castell Hopkins
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In news:

Singer Morrissey lashes out at Britain's ' blustering jingoism'.
Morrissey Fumes Over ' Blustering Jingoism' of London Olympics.
Singer Morrissey lashes out at Britain's 'blustering jingoism '.
Morrissey Fumes Over 'Blustering Jingoism ' of London Olympics.
After Donovan's Goal: Joy or Jingoism .
RE: Leftist Soccer Agony: US Victory Equals Jingoism .
'South Park' Creators' Left Jab at Jingoism May Backfire.
A selective survey of American jingoism might make savory reading, but can it make art.
I wonder what President Dwight D Eisenhower would have thought of the essentially substanceless orgy of chauvinistic nationalism and belligerent jingoism that was the recent Republican National Convention.
'Red Dawn' Review: Remake Swaps Jingoism for Adolescent War Fantasy.
Leftist Soccer Agony: US Victory Equals Jingoism.
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