of or relating to government by an .
belonging to or favoring the .
characteristic of an ; having the manners, values, or qualities associated with the :
aristocratic bearing; aristocratic snobbishness.
relating to or characteristic of aristocracy or an aristocrat
elegant or stylish in appearance and behaviour
c.1600, “pertaining to aristocracy,” from French aristocratique, from Greek aristokratikos “belonging to the rule of the best,” from aristokratia (see aristocracy). Meaning “grand, stylish” is from 1845.
eaters of human flesh; cannibals. Historical Examples Mr. Petit has a learned dissertation on the nature and manners of the anthropophagi. The Book of Curiosities I. Platts Besides, the Indians of these regions were not anthropophagi. Celebrated Travels and Travellers Jules Verne Next to those are the Melanchlænæ and the anthropophagi, who roam about upon […]
the philosophy of Aristotle. emphasis upon deduction and upon investigation of concrete and particular things and situations. Historical Examples But Aristotelianism as a system soon ceased to be in vogue, and by the sixth century was no longer known. The Mediaeval Mind (Volume I of II) Henry Osborn Taylor People would no longer be fed […]
of, pertaining to, based on, or derived from or his theories. a follower of . Contemporary Examples Or, says McDonald, Jefferson may have been expressing an “Aristotelian idea.” What Did TJ Mean By “Pursuit of Happiness,” Anyway? P. J. O’Rourke June 7, 2014 Historical Examples Forsake Plato if you must,—but you may do so only […]
any covering worn as a defense against weapons. a suit of armor. a metallic sheathing or protective covering, especially metal plates, used on warships, vehicles, airplanes, and fortifications. mechanized units of military forces, as divisions. Also called armament. any protective covering, as on certain animals, insects, or plants. any quality, characteristic, situation, or thing that […]
, as dada, based on total rejection of established artistic practices and aesthetic values in favor of those that are arbitrary, shocking, and meaningless.