mephistophelian love

mephistophelian

Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Of, pertaining to, or resembling in character the spirit Mephistopheles; diabolical; sardonic; jeering; irreverent.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. showing the cunning or ingenuity or wickedness typical of a devil

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Examples

  • Senate Republicans, if handed a recommendation to impeach by the House will be faced with a very tough choice as the world watches them confront a most stubborn, arrogant and unrepentent Connecticut Cowboy President and his mephistophelian inner circle:

    Impeachment: A Moral Imperative

  • Thanks to Fish Griwkowsky for this video clip, which features an MSNBC commentator denouncing the mephistophelian Ann Coulter in stunningly strong terms.

    Even Tucker Carlson finds Ann Coulter too much

  • But a certain sneering humor, a certain mephistophelian irony, in these persons, prevent one from feeling entirely at ease with them, or believing, in fact, in their complete sincerity.

    The International Monthly, Volume 3, No. 1, April, 1851

  • The front view of his head is a bit mephistophelian, for it is drawn upward into two horny spines; but the side view recalls a little girl with her hair brushed very tightly up and back from her face.

    Edge of the Jungle

  • They were almost mephistophelian, and unpleasantly noticeable, drawn thus nearer to the wide wave of her white hair.

    No Clue A Mystery Story

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