[n] - fanatical patriotism
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Chau'vin·ism noun [ French chauvinisme , from Chauvin , a character represented as making grotesque and threatening displays of his attachment to his fallen chief, Napoleon I., in 1815.] Blind and absurd devotion to a fallen leader or an obs...
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jingoism noun fanatical patriotism
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• (n.) Blind and absurd devotion to a fallen leader or an obsolete cause; hence, absurdly vainglorious or exaggerated patriotism.
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excessive and unreasonable patriotism, similar to jingoism. The word is derived from the name of Nicolas Chauvin, a French soldier who, satisfied ...
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Chauvinism, in its original and primary meaning, is an exaggerated, bellicose patriotism and a belief in national superiority and glory. It is an eponym of a possibly fictional French soldier Nicolas Chauvin who was credited with many superhuman feats in the Napoleonic wars. By extension, it has co...
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- fanatical patriotism
- activity indicative of belief in the superiority of men over women
chauvinism (shō'vunizum) , word derived from the name of Nicolas Chauvin, a soldier of the First French Empire. Used first for a passionate admiration of Napoleon, it now expresses exaggerated and aggressive nationalism. As a social phenomenon, chauvinism is essentially modern, becoming ma...
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Chauvinism is fanatical devotion to a cause, especially patriotism. The term comes from Nicholas Chauvin who was a soldier so enthusiastically devoted to Napoleon that his comrades ridiculed him.
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Unreasonable and exaggerated patriotism and pride in one's own country, with a corresponding contempt for other nations. In the mid-20th century the expression male chauvinism was coined to mean an assumed superiority of the male sex over the female
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1) Bigotry 2) Discrimination 3) Dislike of foreigners 4) Injustice 5) Intolerance 6) Jingoism 7) Narrow-mindedness 8) Nationalism 9) Patriotism 10) Racial intolerance 11) Racism 12) Superpatriotism 13) Ultrana...
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