aristocratical love


from The Century Dictionary.

  • Same as aristocratic.

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  • adjective Aristocratic.

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

  • adjective belonging to or characteristic of the nobility or aristocracy


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aristocrat +‎ -ical


  • It must be an aristocracy too of the most dangerous kind, for it will consist of strangers and of those few of our youth, whose parents are able to bear the expense of education, in what the Citizen no doubt calls aristocratical countries.

    Letter from Joseph Caldwell to the Wilmington Gazette, 1805 or After

  • Into this "aristocratical" set I was now regularly introduced.

    Autobiography of a Pocket-Handkerchief

  • -- E.] [Footnote 314: It will be seen in other voyages, that the Malays, who are widely diffused over the Indian archipelago, often live under a kind of aristocratical republican government; even where they are subjected to kings, partaking much of the feudal semblance.

    A General History and Collection of Voyages and Travels — Volume 08

  • Murkowski, he said, was "part of the ruling class, the aristocratical leadership or lack thereof."

    Lisa Murkowski battles for GOP hearts as Palin grows louder in Alaskan expanse

  • Writing in the Providence Gazette, “A Freeholder” advised that passage of the impost would shred the protections of local rights embodied in the Articles of Confederation, “at once destroying all the liberties of the several states, reducing them to so many provinces of Congress, and tending to the establishment of an aristocratical or monarchial government.”

    Robert Morris

  • “This is holding out an aristocratical idea,” Smilie declared.

    Robert Morris

  • In the same vein, “Cassandra” warned of “an aristocratical junto” that was “straining every nerve to frustrate our virtuous endeavors and to make the common and middle class of people their beasts of burden.”

    Robert Morris

  • In the angry, dark days of the Revolution, and in the epochal political struggles that followed, the foes of Robert Morris denounced him as the leader of the “aristocratical” party, seeking to restore the social order that the American patriots had done so much to overturn.

    Robert Morris

  • A rebellion leader urged others to join the fight against "all the machinations of those who are aiming to enslave and oppress us" and to strike down "that aristocratical principle too generally prevalent among the wealthy men of the state."


  • It is monarchical and aristocratical government only requires ignorance for its support. ” oops

    Think Progress » Lott: Supreme Court Decision Is ‘Ridiculous and Outrageous,’ Has Our Enemies ‘Laughing At Us’


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