Simple Definition of militarism
: the opinions or actions of people who believe that a country should use military methods, forces, etc., to gain power and to achieve its goals
Full Definition of militarism
1 a : predominance of the military class or its ideals b : exaltation of military virtues and ideals
2 : a policy of aggressive military preparedness
militaristplay \-rist\ noun or adjective
militaristicplay \ˌmi-lə-tə-ˈris-tik\ adjective
militaristicallyplay \-ti-k(ə-)lē\ adverb
Examples of militarism in a sentence
The administration has been criticized for the militarism of its foreign policy.
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