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Definitions for patriotic
ˌpeɪ triˈɒt ɪk; esp. Brit. ˌpæ-pa·tri·ot·ic

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. patriotic, loyal(adj)

    inspired by love for your country

Wiktionary

  1. patriotic(Adjective)

    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.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Patriotic(adj)

    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.]

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of patriotic in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of patriotic in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Examples of patriotic in a Sentence

  1. Douglas MacArthur:

    The powers in charge keep us in a perpetual state of fear keep us in a continuous stampede of patriotic fervor with the cry of grave national emergency. Always there has been some terrible evil to gobble us up if we did not blindly rally behind it by furnishing the exorbitant sums demanded. Yet, in retrospect, these disasters seem never to have happened, seem never to have been quite real.

  2. James Lewis:

    Cheesy, low budget images are a hallmark of Iranian propaganda, probably' patriotic hackers' going after the only vulnerable. gov site they could find. Definitely not the A team.

  3. Sam Rayburn:

    It has always been my ambition since childhood to live such a life that one day my fellow citizens would call me to membership in this popular branch of the greatest lawmaking body in the world. Out of their confidence and partiality they have done this. It is now my sole purpose here to help enact such wise and just laws that our common country will by virtue of these laws be a happier and a more prosperous country. I have always dreamed of a country which I believe this should be and will be, and that is one in which the citizenship is an educated and patriotic people, not swayed by passion and prejudice, and a country that shall know no East, no West, no North, no South, but inhabited by a people liberty loving, patriotic, happy, and prosperous, with its lawmakers having no other purpose than to write such just laws as shall in the years to come be of service to human kind yet unborn. [Applause]

  4. A. F. Shaw:

    I am loving before I am patriotic: I am human before I am American.

  5. Jon Voight:

    There are a lot of conservatives in Hollywood, and they’re not very welcome, Voight told the December issue of Cigar Afficiando. It’s a big surprise that we’ve come to this juncture where people with patriotic thoughts could not find a home in Hollywood. i think the word ‘progressive’ is a very devious term. It was created as a substitute for ‘communist,’ he said. What they propose is the reverse of progress. It’s some that that does taste of communism and Karl Marx’s pernicious philosophy.

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