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Chauvinist GRE Vocabulary Flashcard

Chauvinist GRE Vocabulary Flashcard

/ˈʃəʊ.vɪ.nɪst/ (noun)

an irrational patriot, someone with a sense of racial or ethnic superiority, bigot, biased, prejudicial, partisan, one-sided, tendentious, jingoist, xenophobe, sexist, nationalist, colored, partial, ethnocentric

Chauvinism, excessive and unreasonable patriotism, similar to jingoism. The word is derived from the name of Nicolas Chauvin, a French soldier who, satisfied with the reward of military honours and a small pension, retained a simpleminded devotion to Napoleon. Later, chauvinism came to mean any kind of ultranationalism and was used generally to connote an undue partiality or attachment to a group or place to which one belongs.


Antonym: tolerant

Noun: chauvinism

Adjective: chauvinistic

Adverb: chauvinistically

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