Definition of Demagogic

1. Adjective. Characteristic of or resembling a demagogue. "Demagogic speeches"

Exact synonyms: Demagogical
Partainyms: Demagogue, Demagogue
Derivative terms: Demagogy, Demagogy

Definition of Demagogic

1. a. Relating to, or like, a demagogue; factious.

Definition of Demagogic

1. Adjective. of or pertaining to demagogy or a demagogue. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Demagogic

1. [adj]

Lexicographical Neighbors of Demagogic

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Literary usage of Demagogic

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

1. The Process of Government; a Study of Social Pressures by Arthur Fisher Bentley (1908)
"But this life-history cannot be stated except in the most superficial way, without putting it in terms of subgroups, which the demagogic group leads, ..."

2. Outlines of Universal History: From the Creation of the World to the Present by Georg Weber (1859)
"Men like Arndt, Jahn, &c., whose voices and example had had such influence in time of need, were now brought to judgment as favorers of demagogic intrigues, ..."

3. The Quarterly Review by William Gifford, George Walter Prothero, John Gibson Lockhart, John Murray, Whitwell Elwin, John Taylor Coleridge, Rowland Edmund Prothero Ernle, William Macpherson, William Smith (1894)
"The demagogic appeal, to make it successful, must be linked to a principle. ... Another reason renders liberty entirely unsuitable as a demagogic principle. ..."

4. Greece: II. Grecian History to the Reign of Peisistratus at Athens by George Grote (1900)
"No demagogic arts or eloquence would ever have created in the people so deep-seated an illusion as the imposing respectability of Nikias. ..."

5. The Religion Worth Having by Thomas Nixon Carver (1912)
"Moreover, God is not to be cheated by demagogic successes. Suppose one church should win this country in a mere demagogic contest for popularity; ..."

6. Outlines of Universal History by Georg Weber (1860)
"Men like Arndt, Jahn, &c., whose voices and example had had such influence in time of need, were now brought to judgment as favorers of demagogic intrigues, ..."

7. A History of Greece: From the Earliest Period to the Close of the Generation by George Grote (1888)
"No demagogic arts or eloquence would ever have created in the people so deep-seated an illusion as the imposing respectability of Nikias. ..."

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