What is the meaning of jingoism?
Jingoism is extreme patriotism or nationalism, expressing itself as xenophobia or general hostility to other nations.
Jingoism is extreme nationalism for one's own country, often leading to violence against foreigners or even immigrants. In American history it is often called American Exceptionalism. In World War One President Wilson established the Committee on Public Information, which spread propaganda to support the war effort. The CPI exhibited jingoism in that they always portrayed the US as the best and the central powers as being inferior or brutish. Jingoism was also evident in the…
The intense pride and devotion to ones country is known as nationalism. If you're asking what extreme devotion to one's country with a belligerent foreign attitude (impose your will on other countries militarily) than jingoism is a good word. Answer "Patriotism" would be another, somewhat more positive word - "nationalism" tends to have negative connotations, as of course does "jingoism."