Definition of Ascendancies

1. Noun. (plural of ascendancy) ¹



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Definition of Ascendancies

1. ascendancy [n] - See also: ascendancy

Lexicographical Neighbors of Ascendancies

ascaridoidea
ascaridole
ascaridoles
ascarids
ascaris
ascaris suum
ascaron
ascaroside
ascarosides
ascarylose
ascaunt
ascend
ascendable
ascendance
ascendances
ascendancies (current term)
ascendancy
ascendant
ascendantly
ascendants
ascended
ascendence
ascendences
ascendencies
ascendency
ascendens
ascendent
ascendents
ascender
ascenders

Literary usage of Ascendancies

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

1. The Pamphleteer by Abraham John Valpy (1818)
"Do we not aspire after undue ascendancies and influence ? Do we not all " seek gain from our own quarter ?" Whence arise these our principal political ..."

2. The Collected Writings of Edward Irving by Edward Irving (1865)
"... it would lead necessarily to the making of two persons in Christ, or else of two ascendancies which in succession overrule His person, ..."

3. Sermons, lectures, and occasional discourses by Edward Irving (1828)
"... it would lead necessarily to the making of two persons in Christ, or else of two ascendancies which in succession overrule his person, ..."

4. The Outline of History: Being a Plain History of Life and Mankind by Herbert George Wells (1922)
"We have told how the struggle of the sixteenth and seventeenth-century princes for ascendancies and advantages developed into a more cunning and complicated ..."

5. An Introduction to the History of Medicine: With Medical Chronology by Fielding Hudson Garrison (1914)
"... of the terrible diseases, wars, famines, and other pests which were to befall humanity under dif- erent ascendancies and conjunctions of the planets. ..."

6. The Expansion of England: Two Courses of Lectures by John Robert Seeley (1884)
"They have also considered the great ascendancies which from time to time have arisen in Europe, that of the House of Austria, that of the House of Bourbon, ..."

7. A Text-book of Geology: For Use in Universities, Colleges, Schools of by Louis Valentine Pirsson, Charles Schuchert (1915)
"Among the Tertiary mammals, there are many similar ascendancies, but we need mention only the evolution of the horses, camels, ..."

8. The Gentleman's Magazine (1841)
"... the three great ascendancies of the Goths, the Arabs, and the Inquisition.” With regard to the high antiquity claimed by some for the residence of the ..."

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