jacobinical

IPA: dʒˈeɪkʌbˈɪnɪkʌɫ

Root Word: Jacobinical

adjective

  • (historical) Relating to or characteristic of the Jacobins; politically radical.

Examples of "jacobinical" in Sentences

  • Loves of the Triangles was not the only assault on Darwin's jacobinical science — William
  • Darwin's reputation by successfully linking his metaphorical extravagance with his "jacobinical" science,
  • This is awful, vile, jacobinical stuff — stuff you are not supposed to see in this easygoing, constitutional, non-extremist country.
  • But this was no time for such an art; this was not a revolution to be guided by reason, not even reason like Condorcet's, streaked with jacobinical fibre.
  • Mr. Avenel's fingers itched to knock the tinker's villanous hat off his jacobinical head, but he repressed the undignified impulse by thrusting both hands deep into his trousers 'pockets.
  • He made it a personal matter, declared it the "most jacobinical thing he had ever heard of;" and he informed the world at large that he would consider any man who proposed it his personal enemy.
  • The king had at first favoured the cause, but a shocking massacre of the white population in the French portion of St. Domingo by the negroes, who were excited by the preaching of the "rights of man," turned him against it, and he thenceforward regarded abolition as jacobinical.
  • Pestilent jacobinical tracts, conceived and composed in the sinks of manufacturing towns -- found their way into the popular beer-house -- heaven knows how, though the Tinker was suspected of being the disseminator by all but Stirn, who still, in a whisper, accused the Papishers.
  • And on the Sunday morning, Mr. Stirn, who was the earliest riser in the parish, perceived, in going to the farmyard, that the knob of the column that flanked the board had been feloniously broken off; that the four holes were bunged up with mud; and that some jacobinical villain had carved, on the very centre of the flourish or scroll work,
  • And on the Sunday morning, Mr. Stirn, who was the earliest riser in the parish, perceived, in going to the farmyard, that the knob of the column that flanked the board had been feloniously broken off; that the four holes were bunged up with mud; and that some jacobinical villain had carved, on the very centre of the flourish or scroll-work,

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