from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Of or pertaining to, or having the character of, Cato the Censor, a type of old-fashioned, prejudiced, pragmatical, ungracious, hard Roman virtue.
- Of or pertaining to Cato of Utica, a type of stubborn but impractical virtue.
- In the style of a medieval book of apothegms which goes by the name of Cato or Caton.
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They had to bring out a map too show her places of conflict, she would almost go into a catonic state before interviews AND debates.
When it occurred to her, as she was pulling things out of the glove compartment, that there was a catonic person behind her, it made all of her activited all the mor thrilling.
Reagan preached some kind of b-actor hot-air theory that led to bush’s non-sensical embarrassment “Axis of Evil,” and each time that Reagan is cited the brain-dead right-wing is awakened from their catonic stupor and rearmed with the words of their Messiah.