Definition of nationalism


Scrabble & Words with Friends points

  • nationalism is a valid Scrabble word with a point value of 13 according to TWL06 dictionary
  • nationalism is a valid Words with Friends word with a point value of 17 according to ENABLE dictionary

Definition of nationalism

  • love of country and willingness to sacrifice for it (noun)

    Examples

    1. British nationalism was in the air and patriotic sentiments ran high

    Synonyms

    1. patriotism

  • the aspiration for national independence felt by people under foreign domination (noun)

  • the doctrine that nations should act independently (rather than collectively) to attain their goals (noun)

  • the doctrine that your national culture and interests are superior to any other (noun)

See definition of nationalism in Merriam Webster