Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Characterized by democracy; of a democratic nature or tendency; democratic.
  • noun Same as democrat, 1.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective Democratic.

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  • adjective Democratic.

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Examples

  • It was what he blasted as Paine's "democratical" plan for a new kind of American government, which flew in the face of the balanced republicanism that Adams loved.

    William Hogeland: How John Adams and Thomas Paine Clashed Over Economic Equality

  • It was what he blasted as Paine's "democratical" plan for a new kind of American government, which flew in the face of the balanced republicanism that Adams loved.

    William Hogeland: How John Adams and Thomas Paine Clashed Over Economic Equality

  • This is unworthy a fair election in a democratical party – don´t you agree?

    Pro-Clinton protestors make their way to Washington

  • These flaws were not innocent mistakes: The framers fully expected the new national government to melt the states “down into one empire,” which was incompatible with “democratical principles” and freedom.

    Ratification

  • These flaws were not innocent mistakes: The framers fully expected the new national government to melt the states “down into one empire,” which was incompatible with “democratical principles” and freedom.

    Ratification

  • So I hope with this decision all of us democrats got to come together unified as 1 democratical party.

    Full Michigan delegation with half-vote to be seated by Dems

  • Ebenezer Peirce, a delegate from Partridgefield now Peru, in Berkshire County, noted that members of the House of Representatives were “the democratical part of the general government”—that is, the one part that was directly elected by the people—and would serve as a check on the representatives of the states in the Senate, so “the utmost caution ought to be used, to have their elections as free as possible.”

    Ratification

  • Ebenezer Peirce, a delegate from Partridgefield now Peru, in Berkshire County, noted that members of the House of Representatives were “the democratical part of the general government”—that is, the one part that was directly elected by the people—and would serve as a check on the representatives of the states in the Senate, so “the utmost caution ought to be used, to have their elections as free as possible.”

    Ratification

  • These flaws were not innocent mistakes: The framers fully expected the new national government to melt the states “down into one empire,” which was incompatible with “democratical principles” and freedom.

    Ratification

  • This is unworthy a fair election in a democratical party – don´t you agree?

    Democrats' late night session falls short on MI, FL delegations

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