Definition of unpatriotic in English:



  • Not patriotic.

    • ‘Conversely, anything that limits that freedom is unpatriotic.’
    • ‘Robertson said that the suggestion implied that athletes were being unpatriotic competing for Team GB.’
    • ‘So Gerard thinks Murray is being unpatriotic declaring himself a Scot?’
    • ‘Time and time again we have been thanked for the service we provide and the moment we ask for fair pay we became criminals, unpatriotic and even child murderers.’
    • ‘The other great boon, and in my book the main reason to consider a Scottish holiday above an unpatriotic flight to the humid south, is the quality of the light.’
    • ‘And it is not unpatriotic and not disloyal to dissent with the views of the President, or anyone else for that matter.’
    • ‘At the same time, critics of his position are painted as disloyal, unpatriotic and anti-American.’
    • ‘My apologies to any non-British readers for excluding you but read the answers and realise how unpatriotic the Brits probably are.’
    • ‘When The Sorrow and the Pity was embroiled in its late - 1960s scandal, it too was denounced as unpatriotic.’
    • ‘A conscientious objector throughout history has often assumed the position of someone who is against his or her country, or unpatriotic.’
    • ‘One of the Bush administration's achievements is to have fermented a climate in which any kind of criticism is instantly deemed unpatriotic.’
    • ‘Abramovich's decision to opt for Chelsea over a Russian club has seen him branded unpatriotic by some within Russian football.’
    • ‘Because maybe people would accuse them of being unpatriotic or anti-American or something…’
    • ‘Planes fly into buildings in New York, then suddenly you are unpatriotic if you question other aspects of your government.’
    • ‘He implied that Oppenheimer was confused, complicated, unpatriotic and disloyal.’
    • ‘They disdained Kerry's internationalism as effeminate, unpatriotic, a character flaw, and elitist.’
    • ‘I am about as unpatriotic a person as one could hope to find.’
    • ‘Democrats facing re-election are scared of appearing unpatriotic, fearing for their one-seat Senate majority.’
    • ‘There are a few people who continue to say that what I do is unpatriotic and somehow treasonous.’
    • ‘People wonder why Terry Rockefeller has never seemed to be out for revenge, and when they hear her talk, they sometimes tell her she is unpatriotic.’
    disruptive, troublemaking, inflammatory, insurgent, insurrectionary, insurrectionist, agitational, rabble-rousing
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