Example sentences for: patriotism

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

  • His assimilation, like that of many Czechoslovakian Jews between the wars, seems to have been motivated by a combination of fear, ambition, and patriotism.

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

  • One Nation, After All is full of the very qualities its author imputes to the people: ordinary virtue, mature patriotism, and quiet faith.

  • Israel's secular elite hates Netanyahu, but Russian immigrants; ultra-orthodox Jews, to whom he panders; and Middle Eastern/North African Jews unite behind Bibi's patriotism and distrust of Arabs.

  • 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.


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