According to you, what do you mean by patriotism at individual level?

Patriotism is an inner feeling developed in an individual due to the attachment or love towards his/her own country. An individual may express his love towards his/her own country through different means or may keep inside their heart safely and may not express it outwardly. Do you think, the patriotic feeling has to be expressed outwardly, or otherwise it cannot be considered patriotism? In your opinion in what ways an individual shows his patriotic feeling? Is it essential to express patriotic feelings outwardly? Members, what are your views with regard to this issue of patriotism. In what ways you want to express your patriotism.