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aristocratic


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Aristocratic  \Ar`is*to*crat"ic\,  Aristocratical 
  \Ar`is*to*crat"ic*al\,  a.  [Gr.  ?:  cf  F.  aristocratique.] 
  1.  Of  or  pertaining  to  an  aristocracy;  consisting  in  or 
  favoring,  a  government  of  nobles,  or  principal  men;  as  an 
  aristocratic  constitution. 
 
  2.  Partaking  of  aristocracy;  befitting  aristocracy; 
  characteristic  of  or  originating  with  the  aristocracy; 
  as  an  aristocratic  measure;  aristocratic  pride  or 
  manners.  --  {Ar`is*to*crat"ic*al*ly},  adv  -- 
  {Ar`is*to*crat"ic*al*ness},  n. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  aristocratic 
  adj  :  belonging  to  or  characteristic  of  the  nobility  or 
  aristocracy;  "an  aristocratic  family";  "aristocratic 
  Bostonians";  "aristocratic  government";  "a  blue 
  family";  "blue  blood";  "the  blue-blooded  aristocracy"; 
  "of  gentle  blood";  "patrician  landholders  of  the 
  American  South";  "aristocratic  bearing";  "aristocratic 
  features";  "patrician  tastes"  [syn:  {aristocratical},  {blue}, 
  {blue-blooded},  {gentle},  {patrician}] 




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