Definition of patriotism
: love for or devotion to one's country Although poles apart ideologically, they are both unashamed of their patriotism. — Christopher Hemphill
Examples of patriotism in a sentence
You may not agree with him politically, but no one can question his patriotism.
They supported the war with a fierce patriotism.
First Known Use of patriotism
PATRIOTISM Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of patriotism for English Language Learners
: love that people feel for their country
PATRIOTISM Defined for Kids
Definition of patriotism for Students
: love that a person feels for his or her country
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