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Meaning of PATRIOTIC

Pronunciation:  'peytree`utik

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[adj]  inspired by love for your country
 

PATRIOTIC is a 9 letter word that starts with P.

 

 Synonyms: chauvinistic, flag-waving(a), jingoistic, loyal, nationalistic, superpatriotic, ultranationalistic
 
 Antonyms: disloyal, unpatriotic
 

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Pa`tri*ot"ic\, a. [Cf. F. patriotique, Gr. ?
belonging to a fellow-countryman.]
Inspired by patriotism; actuated by love of one's country;
zealously and unselfishly devoted to the service of one's
country; as, a patriotic statesman, vigilance.

 

 

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