Definition of Jacksonian

1. Noun. A follower of Andrew Jackson or his ideas.

Generic synonyms: Follower

2. Adjective. Of or pertaining to Andrew Jackson or his presidency or his concepts of popular democracy.
Partainyms: Andrew Jackson
Derivative terms: Jackson

Definition of Jacksonian

1. Noun. An adherent of Andrew Jackson’s politics and policies, or one who admires Jackson as a historical figure. ¹

2. Adjective. Of or pertaining to someone whose last name was Jackson. ¹

3. Adjective. Of or pertaining to Jacksonian seizures, characteristic of certain forms of epilepsy (after John Hughlings Jackson). ¹

4. Adjective. (alternative capitalization of Jacksonian) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Medical Definition of Jacksonian

1. Described by John Hughlings Jackson. See: jacksonian epilepsy, Jacksonian seizure. (05 Mar 2000)

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Literary usage of Jacksonian

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Development of the United States from Colonies to a World Power by Max Farrand (1918)
"CHAPTER VIII THE jacksonian ERA THE administrations of Jackson and of his successor, Martin Van Buren, constitute a period of twelve years which may well be ..."

2. A History of American Political Theories by Charles Edward Merriam (1903)
"CHAPTER V THE jacksonian DEMOCRACY THE radical movement which was destined to break down the power of the landed aristocracy, level the old barriers of ..."

3. The Role of Federal Military Forces in Domestic Disorders, 1789-1878 by Robert W. Coakley (1996)
"361-97; Leonard L. Richards, ' 'Gentlemen of Property and Standing''; Anti-Abolition Mobs in jacksonian America (New York: Oxford University Press, ..."

4. Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease by Philadelphia Neurological Society, American Neurological Association, Chicago Neurological Society, New York Neurological Association (1885)
"A CONTRIBUTION TO jacksonian EPILEPSY AND THE SITUATION OF THE LEG CENTRE.—Dr. William Osier, of the University of Pennsylvania, records, in the January ..."

5. Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease by American Neurological Association, Philadelphia Neurological Society, Chicago Neurological Society, New York Neurological Association, Boston Society of Psychiatry and Neurology (1885)
"A CONTRIBUTION TO jacksonian EPILEPSY AND THE SITUATION OF THE LEG CENTRE.—Dr. William Osier, of the University of Pennsylvania, records, in the January ..."

6. New Viewpoints in American History by Arthur Meier Schlesinger (1922)
"CHAPTER IX THE SIGNIFICANCE OF jacksonian DEMOCRACY The habit of the earlier historians of thinking of American history as a chronicle of political and ..."

7. Dictionary of Philosophy and Psychology: Including Many of the Principal by James Mark Baldwin (1901)
"The state was described and its significance pointed out by Hughlings Jackson. (JJ-) jacksonian Re-evolution : Qer. ..."

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