nationalism

  • 1nationalism — Nationalism, which is in essence pride in the nation and resentment against those perceived as attacking or harming its interests, has exercised a crucial influence in Chinese politics since the beginning of the twentieth century. On the whole,… …

    Encyclopedia of Contemporary Chinese Culture

  • 2naţionalism — NAŢIONALÍSM s.n. Doctrină politică bazată pe apărarea (uneori exagerată) a drepturilor şi aspiraţiilor naţionale. [pr.: ţi o] – Din fr. nationalisme. Trimis de cornel, 04.06.2004. Sursa: DEX 98  naţionalísm s. n. (sil. ţi o ) Trimis de siveco,… …

    Dicționar Român

  • 3NATIONALISM —    Nationalism has several manifestations in modern Japan. Politically, it aligns with imperialist movements that emerged in the Meiji period and fostered the militarism that led to World War II. Japanese cultural nationalism (nihonjinron) lacks… …

    Japanese literature and theater

  • 4Nationalism — Na tion*al*ism, n. 1. The state of being national; national attachment; nationality. [1913 Webster] 2. An idiom, trait, or character peculiar to any nation. [1913 Webster] 3. National independence; the principles of the Nationalists. [1913… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 5nationalism — (n.) 1844, devotion to one s country; see NATIONALIST (Cf. nationalist) + ISM (Cf. ism); in some usages from Fr. nationalisme. Earlier it was used in a theological sense of the doctrine of divine election of nations (1836). Later it was used in a …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 6nationalism — ► NOUN 1) patriotic feeling, often to an excessive degree. 2) advocacy of political independence for a particular country. DERIVATIVES nationalist noun & adjective nationalistic adjective …

    English terms dictionary

  • 7nationalism — [nash′ə nəl iz΄əm] n. 1. a) devotion to one s nation; patriotism b) excessive, narrow, or jingoist patriotism; chauvinism 2. the doctrine that national interest, security, etc. are more important than international considerations 3. the desire… …

    English World dictionary

  • 8Nationalism — Part of a series on Nationalism …

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  • 9nationalism — /nash euh nl iz euhm, nash neuh liz /, n. 1. national spirit or aspirations. 2. devotion and loyalty to one s own nation; patriotism. 3. excessive patriotism; chauvinism. 4. the desire for national advancement or independence. 5. the policy or… …

    Universalium

  • 10nationalism — Sentiment, aspiration, and consciousness are all terms applied to what constitutes nationalism, or the valuation of the nation state above all else. However, it also entails certain assumptions about the will to self determination, the existence… …

    Dictionary of sociology

  • 11Nationalism —    Modern nationalism is usually the demand of a nation or large group of people to have its own independent state or at least to have the right to exercise its own cultural, social, educational, and other characteristics. Thus, the nation… …

    Historical Dictionary of the Kurds

  • 12nationalism — noun ADJECTIVE ▪ extreme, radical ▪ aggressive, militant, revolutionary ▪ popular ▪ religious, secular …

    Collocations dictionary

  • 13nationalism — [[t]næ̱ʃənəlɪzəm[/t]] 1) N UNCOUNT: oft supp N Nationalism is the desire for political independence of people who feel they are historically or culturally a separate group within a country. The rising tide of Slovak nationalism may also help the… …

    English dictionary

  • 14nationalism — n. 1) to foster nationalism 2) extreme; rampant nationalism * * * [ næʃ(ə)nəlɪz(ə)m] rampant extreme to foster nationalism …

    Combinatory dictionary

  • 15nationalism — na|tion|al|is|m [ˈnæʃənəlızəm] n [U] 1.) the desire by a group of people of the same race, origin, language etc to form an independent country ▪ Scottish nationalism 2.) love for your own country and the belief that it is better than any other… …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 16nationalism — na|tion|al|ism [ næʃənl,ızəm ] noun uncount * 1. ) the wish for political independence of a group of people with the same language, culture, history, etc.: Scottish nationalism 2. ) the belief that your nation is better than other nations: The… …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 17nationalism — noun (U) 1 desire by a group of people of the same race, origin, language, etc to form an independent country: Scottish nationalism 2 the belief that your own country is better than any other country: the rise of nationalism in Eastern Europe …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 18nationalism */ — UK [ˈnæʃ(ə)nəˌlɪz(ə)m] / US [ˈnæʃən(ə)lˌɪzəm] noun [uncountable] 1) the wish for political independence of a group of people with the same language, culture, history etc Scottish nationalism 2) the belief that your nation is better than other… …

    English dictionary

  • 19nationalism — noun /ˈnæʃənəlɪzm/ a) The idea of supporting ones country and culture. b) Supporting a national identity when it does not exist as a sovereign nation, for example, , Kurdish nationalism …

    Wiktionary

  • 20nationalism —    Refers to the desire of a nation to become a state. It is based on the belief that nations are entitled to selfdetermination, the right to determine their own destiny.    It emerged as a political force in the nineteenth century but flourished …

    Glossary of UK Government and Politics