aristocratic

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See also: aristocràtic

English[edit]

Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
(See the entry for aristocratic in
Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.)

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From French aristocratique, from Ancient Greek ἀριστοκρατικός (aristokratikós).

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aristocratic (comparative more aristocratic, superlative most aristocratic)

  1. Of or pertaining to an aristocracy; consisting in, or favoring, a government of nobles, or principal men.
    An aristocratic constitution.
  2. Partaking of aristocracy; befitting aristocracy; characteristic of, or originating with, the aristocracy.
    An aristocratic measure.
    Aristocratic pride or manners.

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