demagogical

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • adj demagogical characteristic of or resembling a demagogue "demagogic speeches"
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • a Demagogical Relating to, or like, a demagogue; factious.
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
Gr. dhmagwkiko`s: cf. F. démagogique,

Usage

In literature:

Good, here I am uttering demagogical words!
"Les Misérables Complete in Five Volumes" by Victor Hugo
Don't forget this fact when you hear the New Day called a lying, demagogical sheet.
"The Conflict" by David Graham Phillips
The thing was idiotic, mere demagogic cant.
"The Vision Spendid" by William MacLeod Raine
I shall prefer that rather than be guilty of the demagogic platitudes so commonly in vogue as a bait for the people.
"Anarchism and Other Essays" by Emma Goldman
All the rest was demagogic lying and calumny.
"The Memoirs of Victor Hugo" by Victor Hugo
But his advocacy of the workers' rights was never demagogic nor partial.
"Theodore Roosevelt and His Times" by Harold Howland
Of course, I have no particular reason to fear the world; still, if there is anything dreadful, it is the demagogical world.
"Japanese Literature" by Various
Demagogism had no control.
"James Fenimore Cooper" by Thomas R. Lounsbury
Thus in defence of human liberty ended his splendid career of thirty years in the upper house, struck down by the frown of demagogism.
"Hidden Treasures" by Harry A. Lewis
They do not get their facts from demagogical documents, as many suppose.
"The Arena" by Various
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In news:

Clean-air regulations are under "demagogic assaults".
"Our aim, to swat liars and leeches, hypocrites & humbugs, demagogs & dastards" — The Yellow Jacket Moravian Falls, N.C.
"Our aim, to swat liars and leeches, hypocrites & humbugs, demagogs & dastards" — The Yellow Jacket Moravian Falls, N.C. At last, I guess, some good news for Lee Enterprises, if you can believe press releases.
"Our aim, to swat liars and leeches, hypocrites & humbugs, demagogs & dastards" — The Yellow Jacket Moravian Falls, N.C. Ed Kemmick (warning: Gazette link) rends the final shred of my faith in mainstream media.
"Our aim, to swat liars and leeches, hypocrites & humbugs, demagogs & dastards" — The Yellow Jacket Moravian Falls, N.C. More evidence that conservatives may be more likely to bend facts to suit their beliefs than liberals are.
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