Definitions

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  • adjective Not republican; contrary to the spirit of a republic

Etymologies

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un- +‎ republican

Examples

  • "unrepublican" formalities and elegance of Washington's "Court," at his triumphal progresses through the country, and at the enormous one-man power as exhibited in the person of Hamilton.

    The Conqueror

  • He opposes a president who represents an alien and unrepublican philosophy of state control and state planning, whereas I ... we represent the individual.

    John Feffer: Not-So-Magical Realism

  • He opposes a president who represents an alien and unrepublican philosophy of state control and state planning, whereas I ... we represent the individual.

    John Feffer: Not-So-Magical Realism

  • The Queen may have not ventured inside the All England Club for 33 years, but this is still a deeply unrepublican niche, an island of obedient gentility.

    The Queen's first visit to Wimbledon since 1977 rouses excitement

  • Reagan also told the GOP this when he told republicans it was unrepublican to attack their own party candidates in the primaries. same thing here.

    Quote Of The Day

  • In this view of the party, Skidmore's eventual failure resulted from his opponents 'ability to label him as "an unrepublican, violent fanatic who would make all possessions collective."

    Advocating The Man: Masculinity, Organized Labor, and the Household in New York, 1800-1840

  • And frankly, I think it's the most unrepublican thing I ever heard of.

    CNN Transcript Mar 2, 2008

  • Formerly, on solemn occasions, that is to say on days of battle, he wore a large blue sash, but he has given up that unrepublican distinction.

    Angel in the Whirlwind

  • Formerly, on solemn occasions, that is to say on days of battle, he wore a large blue sash, but he has given up that unrepublican distinction.

    Angel in the Whirlwind

  • Americans developed an American purpose for art (imparting republican values), created an American style of art (republican simplicity), and used American subjects for art (republican leaders), but in a traditionally unrepublican medium, the portrait.

    Kirsten Williams: "From Gentility to Republicanism"

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