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Jingoism (belligerent support of one's country) is considered to be an advanced word, according to the Kaplan GRE Exam Vocabulary in a Box, which includes 500 college- and graduate-level words that frequently appear on the Graduate Record Exam.
Definition of the noun jingoism
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noun - plural: jingoisms
- an appeal intended to arouse patriotic emotions
- fanatical patriotism
Alternative definition of the noun jingoism
- [uncountable] Excessive patriotism or aggressive nationalism especially with regards to foreign policy.
- synonym: chauvinism
- [countable] A jingoistic attitude, comment, etc.
Jingoism is patriotism in the form of aggressive foreign policy. Jingoism also refers to a country's advocation of the use of threats or actual force, as against peaceful relations, either economic or political, with other countries, in order to safeguard what it perceives as its national interests. Colloquially, it refers to excessive bias in judging one's own country as superior to others—an extreme type of nationalism.
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by William M. Dugger, Howard J. Sherman
Jingoism is a series of xenophobic lies about the essential depravity of foreigners contrasted with the natural ...
A Gendered Journey by Elaine J. Leeder
The distinctions between ethnocentrism and cultural relativity are subtle, and understanding them requires knowledge about another useful related concept, jingoism. Jingoism is a chauvinistic patriotism that is somewhat bellicose in nature.
Victorian Literature (2014)
An Anthology by Victor Shea, William Whitla
Jingoism is an extreme and bellicose form of ...
Jingoism is a disease like measles and smallpox ; and if we cannot at once legislate it out of existence we can at least strive in various ways to get rid of it. PIONEERS OF DEMOCRACY. The History of English Democratic Ideas in the ...
by Martin J. Manning, Clarence R. Wyatt
Jingoism is a term that refers to excessive or chauvinistic patriotism or nationalism. Jingoism is usually associated with going to war or having warlike attitudes. The origin of the word jingo probably dates back to the 17th century and seems to ...
by Carl Cavanagh Hodge
CARL CAVANAGH HODGE Jingoism Clamorous and pugnacious patriotism commonly used to describe popular bellicosity leading up to or during foreign wars. "Jingo" is a corruption of the name of Jingū Kōgō, a legendaryJapanese goddess ...
by Nils Oeijord
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by Thomas E. Zurinskas
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by Merriam-Webster, Inc
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by James Stuart Olson, Robert Shadle
KOERPER JINGOISM. Derived from the name of the legendary Japanese goddess Jingo, the term "jingoism" was popularized in Great Britain by G. W. Hunt's music- hall tune: "We don't want to fight, but, by jingo, if we do, We've got ...
Dictionary of Politics (1992)
Selected American and Foreign Political and Legal Terms by Walter John Raymond
Jingoism is, as practice indicates, strongly encouraged by totalitarian political systems. See AMERICA FIRSTER, CHAUVINIST. Jingoism. See JINGO. JMC. See JOINT MILITARY COMMISSION, PARIS PEACE AGREEMENT OF 1973.
Heinemann English Dictionary (2001)
by Martin Manser
jingoism Word Family jingle verb to make or cause to make a tinkling or clinking sound; jingly adjective. jingoism (jing-go-izm) noun an aggressive nationalism. Word Family jingoist noun. jinks plural noun Phrase high jinks (informal) any ...
by Emmanuel S. Nelson
Indeed the jingoism of the poetry of Rudyard Kipling and the cautionary precepts in the so-called folktale “Little Black Sambo,” which were dispersed through reading texts to areas of the British Empire as various as the Caribbean, South ...
by Emmanuel Sampath Nelson
Indeed the jingoism of the poetry of Rudyard Kipling and the cautionary precepts in the so-called folk tale "Little Black Sambo," which were dispersed through reading texts to areas of the British Empire as various as the Caribbean, South ...
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Scrabble value of J8I1N1G2O1I1S1M3
The value of this 8-letter word is 18 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.
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