HyperDic: nationalism

English > 4 senses of the word nationalism:
NOUNattributenationalism, patriotismlove of country and willingness to sacrifice for it
cognitionnationalismthe doctrine that your national culture and interests are superior to any other
feelingnationalismthe aspiration for national independence felt by people under foreign domination
cognitionnationalismthe doctrine that nations should act independently (rather than collectively) to attain their goals
nationalism > pronunciation
Soundsnae'shahnahlih.zahm
Rhymesabolitionism ... zirconium: 557 rhymes with ahm...
English > nationalism: 4 senses > noun 1, attribute
Meaninglove of country and willingness to sacrifice for it.
Example "British nationalism was in the air and patriotic sentiments ran high"
Synonympatriotism
NarrowerAmericanismloyalty to the United States and its institutions
chauvinism, jingoism, superpatriotism, ultranationalismfanatical patriotism
Broaderloyalty, truenessThe quality of being loyal
Spanishnacionalismo, patriotismo
Catalannacionalisme, patriotisme
Adjectivesnationalisticfanatically patriotic
Nounsnationalistone who loves and defends his or her country
English > nationalism: 4 senses > noun 2, cognition
MeaningThe doctrine that your national culture and interests are superior to any other.
Broaderdoctrine, philosophy, philosophical system, school of thought, ismA belief (or system of beliefs) accepted as authoritative by some group or school
OppositeinternationalismThe doctrine that nations should cooperate because their common interests are more important than their differences
multiculturalismThe doctrine that several different cultures (rather than one national culture) can coexist peacefully and equitably in a single country
Spanishnacionalismo
Catalannacionalisme
English > nationalism: 4 senses > noun 3, feeling
MeaningThe aspiration for national independence felt by people under foreign domination.
Broaderambition, aspiration, dreamA cherished desire
Spanishnacionalismo
Catalannacionalisme
Nounsnationalistan advocate of national independence of or a strong national government
English > nationalism: 4 senses > noun 4, cognition
MeaningThe doctrine that nations should act independently (rather than collectively) to attain their goals.
Broaderdoctrine, philosophy, philosophical system, school of thought, ismA belief (or system of beliefs) accepted as authoritative by some group or school
OppositeinternationalismThe doctrine that nations should cooperate because their common interests are more important than their differences
Spanishnacionalismo
Catalannacionalisme
Nounsnationalistan advocate of national independence of or a strong national government

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