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- adjective Fanatically patriotic; chauvinistic.
- adjective Devotion to the interests or culture of a particular nation including promoting the interests of one country over those of others.
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- adjective of, relating to, or advocating
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- adjective fanatically patriotic
- adjective devotion to the interests or culture of a particular nation including promoting the interests of one country over those of others
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Viennese mobs erupted in nationalistic fervor, expressed by beating up Jews and destroying their property.
Police say they believe the crime was "nationalistic" - a reference usually used to describe Arab attacks on Israelis - but have not ruled out crime.
Traitorfish said: I know that’s clichéd, but I really never liked Captain America - a superhero that nationalistic is nothing but creepy.
BUT, they are also strongly nationalistic, which is one reason it would likely have been counter-productive to ever attack the country after we got our hostages back in 1980.
When Starbucks opened in the Forbidden City, the nation was not offended; it applauded a savvy integration of East and West -- until, that is, the nationalistic blososphere fringe started making noises.
I suspect they actually think the Chinese are fiercely nationalistic, which is true.
It can go into the Sunni areas where an insurgency already exists and increase the rift between the Sunni insurgents that the U.S. tends to term the nationalistic insurgency, that they are, in fact, trying to engage, trying to fold in to the political process.
Next, there is Stone's objection to my view that Kissinger's brand of interventionism "cannot be described as nationalistic or self-centered."
He will be increasingly nationalistic, which is to be expected.
Then in 1996 the Pats changed their logo to something best described as a nationalistic fish swimming upstream.