What does the word patriotic mean?

    Part of speech: adverb

  • Patriotically.

  • Part of speech: adjective

  • Of or like a patriot.

Usage examples for patriotic

  1. Helen did indeed feel her soul awake to all its ancient patriotic enthusiasm; and thus, with a countenance pale, but resplendent with the light of her thoughts, she sat the angel of her heroic inspiration. – The Scottish Chiefs by Jane Porter
  2. One grand impulse seemed to move the multitude- one patriotic feeling beamed from all eyes- one vow burned in all hearts: to be faithful soldiers to their country. – NAPOLEON AND BLUCHER by L. Muhlbach
  3. Hundreds of thousands of brave and patriotic men proved their devotion to their country by the sacrifice of their lives for its preservation. – Monopolies and the People by D. C. Cloud