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chauvinism | chauvinist | chauvinistic

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Meaning
belief in the superiority of one’s own particular group
  • How to Memorize
    • chauvinism - bias
  • Analysis

    ‘Chauvinism’ is used to express a strong and generally unreasonable belief that one’s own country, race, sex, etc. is better or more important than any other. This belief is usually expressed in a boorish way. Today, the word is most commonly used in relation to men considered to be sexist.

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  • Example(s)
    1. National chauvinism is very prevalent in that country, which is why they are such a threat to world peace.

    2. Daniel is a dinosaur and a chauvinist. He doesn’t believe women belong in the board room of a company.

    3. Robert was just trying to offer Alice advice, but she considered his repeated interference to be chauvinistic.



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