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hyperpatriotism

Definitions

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  • n. Extreme patriotism.

Etymologies

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hyper- +‎ patriotism

Examples

  • And when people meld religion with patriotism, like the deceased Reverend Jerry Falwell did and Sarah Palin now does, you have a form of hyperpatriotism where the concepts of "God, guns, and glory" sadly shape the American landscape.

    Irene Monroe: Are we not patriots, too?

  • We have seen a hyperpatriotism and even a religious program being brought to the often publicly funded playing field.

    Bad Sports

  • They also added an aggressive political pitch, seizing on the hyperpatriotism of the recently concluded World War to turn the Klan into the champion of "one hundred percent Americanism," staunch defender of law, order and traditional values.

    NYT > Home Page

  • "small-town" American values-ignorant arrogance, intolerance, hyperpatriotism, and old time religion.

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