Tikibu: pronunciation dictionary with use examples

Word: patriotic
IPA transcription: [p,eɪtɹi'ɑtɪk]
Pronunciations of patriotic
adverb meaning of the word
  • Synonyms: patriotic, loyal
    Meaning: inspired by love for your country
Usage examples
  • It is a simple duty we ask you to engage in; it is, also, a great patriotic work.
  • Her patriotic entertainment of soldiers who required her special order of support and recreation was fast and furious.
  • A large number of patriotic women volunteered to aid her, but only a very few possessed the necessary qualifications for such a task.
  • If any part of the royal forces resolutely withstood the invaders, would not that part soon have on its side the patriotic sympathy of millions?
  • Towards that end many earnest and patriotic citizens are working; but of course they realize the stupendous difficulty of the task they have undertaken.
  • The tales and descriptions of that time without exception speak only of the self-sacrifice, patriotic devotion, despair, grief, and the heroism of the Russians.
  • This is to be regretted, for there is no character more respectable, and there are few so useful, as an intelligent and patriotic man of long standing in the public service.
  • Government contracts, high prices, and to some extent, no doubt, patriotic impulses, led to the investment of capital in the articles required for the prosecution of the war.
  • And German compared with French is an unattractive language; unmelodious, unwieldy, and cursed with a hideous and blinding lettering that the German is too patriotic to sacrifice.
  • As I was saying, when I can lay down the cares of office and retire to the sweets of private life in some such sweet, peaceful, intelligent, wide-awake and patriotic place as Hawkeye (applause).
0. Word pronunciation is derived from article recording S. A. Andrée's Arctic Balloon Expedition of 1897, License CC BY-SA 4.0
1. Word pronunciation is derived from article recording 300 (film), License CC BY-SA 4.0