Example sentences for: patriotism

How can you use “patriotism” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • The flag-raising isn't milked for its patriotism: It's a deeply goofy gesture and totally consistent with its heroes' sense of momentousness.

  • Pundits variously said Quayle's withdrawal revealed: 1) moderates' control of the GOP; 2) the influence of money over presidential politics; and 3) Quayle's lingering reputation "as a lightweight" ( New York Times ). McCain framed himself as the candidate of patriotism and integrity, promising to reform campaign finance and strengthen national defense.

  • This appeal to patriotism and democracy, set above six Corinthian columns, outlasted the burning in 1933 and the bombs of World War II, and was given renewed significance when Berlin resumed its former role as the seat of government of a unified Germany.

  • Here in Brazil, the every-four-year event shows a much more positive and spontaneous Brazilian patriotism than that of all national holidays and elections together.

  • How much patriotism could we instill by requiring our schoolchildren to chant I pledge allegiance to the flag of the United States of Henry?


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