Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Of or relating to mobocracy.
- adj. Of or pertaining to mobocracy.
GNU Webster's 1913
- adj. Of, or relating to, a mobocracy.
“Lincoln spoke of this as a disease of the "mobocratic" spirit.”
“South Carolinians would not tolerate the supposedly mobocratic agitation of a Southern Republican Party.”
“Others, such as Trotter, claimed that the only way to prevent riots was to end “the mobocratic lyncherized system” of segregation, discrimination, and prejudice in America.”
“The suppressed groans of the toiling masses are echoed and reëchoed from every corner of the land, and burst forth in mobocratic fury that the entire police authority finds it almost impossible to stay.”
“There was a large number of people together -- more than could obtain admission to the room, and a large company of mobocratic spirits crowded around the door.”
“When the cars were about to start, the whole city seemed to be gathered at the depot; and among the rest the mobocratic portion, who appeared to be determined still that I should not go peaceably away.”
“It is no great thing after all to be a little better than a lynching -- mobocratic -- slaveholding -- debt repudiating community.”
“Studied insolence jostled Colored men and women from the streets of the larger cities; mobocratic violence broke up assemblages and churches of Colored people; and malice sought them in the quiet of their homes -- outraged and slew them in cold blood.”
“The mobocratic demonstrations in the Northern States were the thermometer of public feeling upon the subject of slavery.”
“He worked between the sluggish conservatism of the anti-slavery element on the one hand, and the violent, mobocratic slave element on the other.”
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