Definitions for patriotic
ˌpeɪ triˈɒt ɪk; esp. Brit. ˌpæ-pa·tri·ot·ic
This dictionary definitions page includes all the possible meanings, example usage and translations of the word patriotic.
inspired by love for your country
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.
Etymology: From the patrioticus, from the, from ; compare the patriotique.
Patriotism is the feeling of love, devotion, and sense of attachment to one's country. This attachment can be a combination of many different feelings, language relating to one's own homeland, including ethnic, cultural, political or historical aspects. It encompasses a set of concepts closely related to nationalism, mostly civic nationalism and sometimes cultural nationalism.Some manifestations of patriotism emphasize the "land" element in love for one's native land and use the symbolism of agriculture and the soil – compare Blut und Boden.
Patriotic refers to having or expressing devotion to and vigorous support for one's country. It involves love, loyalty, and enthusiasm for a person's own country and a sense of alliance and unification with its inhabitants. It can manifest through various ways including serving in the military, voting, celebrating national holidays, or just through simple acts that show love and respect for the country.
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
Etymology: [Cf. F. patriotique, Gr. patriwtiko`s belonging to a fellow-countryman.]
The numerical value of patriotic in Chaldean Numerology is: 4
The numerical value of patriotic in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3
While China continues to tell the world that Tibetans enjoy religious freedom and autonomy, its top official in Lhasa is engaged in an ideological campaign to turn Tibetan monasteries into 'patriotic centers,'.
You can be a patriotic American and be a critic, but then you're not expressing that kind of love that we're used to from a president.
I think on-stage nudity is disgusting, shameful and damaging to all things American. But if I were 22 with a great body, it would be artistic, tasteful, patriotic and a progressive religious experience.
When Vice President Biden and I had the honor of meeting Sgt. Coffey at the White House last year, she was America’s olding living woman veteran, and it was clear that the passage of time never dampened her patriotic love of country or her pioneering spirit.
War is an ugly thing, but not the ugliest of things. The decayed and degraded state of moral and patriotic feeling which thinks that nothing is worth war is much worse. The person who has nothing for which he is willing to fight, nothing which is more important than his own personal safety, is a miserable creature and has no chance of being free unless made and kept so by the exertions of better men than himself.
Popularity rank by frequency of use
Translations for patriotic
From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary
Get even more translations for patriotic »
Find a translation for the patriotic definition in other languages:
Select another language:
- - Select -
- 简体中文 (Chinese - Simplified)
- 繁體中文 (Chinese - Traditional)
- Español (Spanish)
- Esperanto (Esperanto)
- 日本語 (Japanese)
- Português (Portuguese)
- Deutsch (German)
- العربية (Arabic)
- Français (French)
- Русский (Russian)
- ಕನ್ನಡ (Kannada)
- 한국어 (Korean)
- עברית (Hebrew)
- Gaeilge (Irish)
- Українська (Ukrainian)
- اردو (Urdu)
- Magyar (Hungarian)
- मानक हिन्दी (Hindi)
- Indonesia (Indonesian)
- Italiano (Italian)
- தமிழ் (Tamil)
- Türkçe (Turkish)
- తెలుగు (Telugu)
- ภาษาไทย (Thai)
- Tiếng Việt (Vietnamese)
- Čeština (Czech)
- Polski (Polish)
- Bahasa Indonesia (Indonesian)
- Românește (Romanian)
- Nederlands (Dutch)
- Ελληνικά (Greek)
- Latinum (Latin)
- Svenska (Swedish)
- Dansk (Danish)
- Suomi (Finnish)
- فارسی (Persian)
- ייִדיש (Yiddish)
- հայերեն (Armenian)
- Norsk (Norwegian)
- English (English)
Word of the Day
Would you like us to send you a FREE new word definition delivered to your inbox daily?
Use the citation below to add this definition to your bibliography:
"patriotic." Definitions.net. STANDS4 LLC, 2023. Web. 3 Dec. 2023. <https://www.definitions.net/definition/patriotic>.