Definitions

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

  • adjective Dynastic.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adjective Dynastic; pertaining to a dynasty.

Etymologies

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

dynasty +‎ -ical

Examples

  • However, many people in Costa Rica fret about what they perceive as an increasingly controlling style of governing by Arias and his brother, intimidating the media, bullying the opposition, crowding key government posts with allies and cronies, and now hoping for a dynastical succession in 2014.

    Coyote Blog » Blog Archive » Obama Still Lost In Honduras

  • And similarly, after Congress 'dynastical next-in-line, Rahul Gandhi will step into Dr. Manmohan Singh's shoes, the economic progress made by his stable government this term, will be the foundation of his campaign.

    Anant Goenka: Indian Elections: The Gift of Stability -- to the People, by the People

  • That said, my Iranian friend told stories of what life was like under the Shah, where the poor majority was crippled by dynastical rule.

    Salena Tramel: Four Reflections on the Iranian Uprising So Far

  • The days are gone by when, for dynastical ends, small armies of professional soldiers went to war to conquer a city, or a province, and then sought winter quarters or made peace.

    The German Classics of the Nineteenth and Twentieth Centuries, Volume 10 Prince Otto Von Bismarck, Count Helmuth Von Moltke, Ferdinand Lassalle

  • It would realise the want of the age; monarchical, not dynastical, institutions, and it would act independent of the passions and intrigues of the multitude.

    Endymion

  • Experts have seen the move as an attempt to introduce a "dynastical system" of power transfer in the country, one of the factors which fueled last week's nation-wide protests in Kyrgyzstan.

    RIA Novosti

  • Political setbacks, failures, combined with dynastical loyalties are the basis of these appointments.

    Daily News & Analysis

  • Â This was a foundational year, that can now be built on and made into a dynastical (if that's a word) success.

    MVN

  • Â This was a foundational year, that can now be built on and made into a dynastical (if that's a word) success.

    MVN

  • The universal social republic, in which, after the overthrow of every kind of spiritual and political tyranny ", of" theocratical "and dynastical powers and class privileges, reigns the greatest possible individual liberty and social and economical equality conformably to French Masonic ideals, the real ultimate aims of this social work.

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 9: Laprade-Mass Liturgy

Comments

Log in or sign up to get involved in the conversation. It's quick and easy.