unpatriotic


unpatriotic

adjective

  1. of, like, suitable for, or characteristic of a patriot.
  2. expressing or inspired by patriotism: a patriotic ode.

adjective

  1. not enthusiastically supporting one’s country and its ways of life

adj.1650s, “of one’s own country,” from French patriotique or directly from Late Latin patrioticus, from Greek patriotikos, from patriotes (see patriot). Meaning “loyal, supporting one’s own country” is from 1757. Related: Patriotical.

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