1. patriotism

noun. ['ˈpeɪtriːəˌtɪzəm'] love of country and willingness to sacrifice for it.


  • loyalty
  • nationalism
  • Americanism
  • ultranationalism
  • chauvinism
  • trueness
  • superpatriotism


  • unfaithfulness
  • disloyal
  • loyal
  • infidelity


  • -ism (English)
  • patriot (English)

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Rhymes with Patriotism

  • abolitionism
  • absenteeism
  • absolutism
  • activism
  • adventurism
  • adventurism
  • agrarianism
  • alcoholism
  • altruism
  • amateurism
  • americanism
  • anachronism
  • aneurism
  • anglo-catholicism
  • animism
  • antagonism
  • anthropomorphism
  • anti-catholicism
  • anti-catholicism
  • antidisestablishmentarianism

How do you pronounce patriotism?

Pronounce patriotism as ˈpeɪtriəˌtɪzəm.

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Sentences with patriotism

1. Noun, singular or mass
Flying a American flag outside your home or business shows your patriotism.

Quotes about patriotism

1. Unless our conception of patriotism is progressive, it cannot hope to embody the real affection and the real interest of the nation.
- Jane Addams

2. You're not to be so blind with patriotism that you can't face reality. Wrong is wrong, no matter who does it or says it.
- Malcolm X, By Any Means Necessary

3. We, the People, recognize that we have responsibilities as well as rights; that our destinies are bound together; that a freedom which only asks what's in it for me, a freedom without a commitment to others, a freedom without love or charity or duty or patriotism, is unworthy of our founding ideals, and those who died in their defense.
- Barack Obama