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jingoism

jin·go·ism

jingoism

 
pronunciation:
jIng go ih zm
part of speech: noun
definition: aggressive nationalism and patriotism, esp. as directed against foreign countries.
Jingoism on the part of many in the population was one of the factors that led to the rise of this dictator and warmonger.
similar words:
chauvinism
derivations: jingoist (adj.), jingoistic (adj.), jingoistically (adv.), jingoist (n.)