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nationalism

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of nationalism

  1. 1 excessive favoritism towards one's own country <Nazism's almost epic nationalism appealed to downtrodden Germans still suffering the humiliation of being defeated in World War I> Synonyms jingoism, chauvinism, superpatriotismRelated Words loyalty, patriotism; nativism, xenophobiaNear Antonyms internationalism

  2. 2 love and support for one's country <American nationalism is often most visible during Fourth of July celebrations> Synonyms patriotismRelated Words chauvinism; jingoism; allegiance, constancy, devotion, faithfulness, fealty, loyalty, staunchness, steadfastness; fervency, fervidness, passionNear Antonyms desertion, treason; disaffection, disloyalty, faithlessness, falseness, fickleness, inconstancy, perfidiousness, treachery, unfaithfulness





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