chauvinism definition

  • noun:
    • Militant commitment to and glorification of your country; fanatical patriotism.
    • Prejudiced belief in superiority of the very own sex, group, or type: "the chauvinism . . . of making extraterrestrial life inside our own picture” ( Henry S.F. Cooper, Jr.)
    • Excessive patriotism, eagerness for national superiority; jingoism.
    • Unwarranted bias, favoritism, or commitment to one's very own specific group, cause, or idea.
    • Blind and absurd devotion to a fallen frontrunner or an obsolete cause; hence, absurdly vainglorious or exaggerated patriotism.
    • exaggerated and unreasoning partisanship to virtually any team or cause; -- .
    • The sentiments of a chauvin; passionate, unreflecting commitment to your cause; specially, absurdly exaggerated patriotism or army enthusiasm.
    • fanatical patriotism
    • activity indicative of belief in the superiority of men over women
    • Militant commitment to and glorification of one's nation; fanatical patriotism.
    • Prejudiced belief within the superiority of your very own gender, group, or kind: "the chauvinism . . . of creating extraterrestrial life in our very own image” ( Henry S.F. Cooper, Jr.)
    • Excessive patriotism, eagerness for national superiority; jingoism.
    • Unwarranted prejudice, favoritism, or devotion to 1's very own particular team, cause, or idea.
    • Blind and absurd devotion to a fallen frontrunner or an obsolete cause; ergo, absurdly vainglorious or exaggerated patriotism.
    • exaggerated and unreasoning partisanship to virtually any group or cause; -- .
    • The sentiments of a chauvin; enthusiastic, unreflecting devotion to your cause; especially, absurdly exaggerated patriotism or army passion.
    • fanatical patriotism
    • activity indicative of belief inside superiority of males over ladies

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