dem·a·gog·ic· || ‚demə'gɒgɪk(l) adj. of or pertaining to a demagogue (one who manipulates public emotions to gain power or popularity)

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  • demagogic — DEMAGÓGIC, Ă, demagogici, ce, adj. Propriu demagogilor sau demagogiei, privitor la demagogi sau la demagogie; în spiritul demagogiei. – Din fr. démagogique. Trimis de LauraGellner, 10.07.2004. Sursa: DEX 98  demagógic adj. m., pl. demagógici; f …   Dicționar Român

  • Demagogic — Dem a*gog ic, Demagogical Dem a*gog ic*al, a. [Gr. dhmagwkiko s: cf. F. d[ e]magogique.] Relating to, or like, a demagogue; factious. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • demagogic — 1831; see DEMAGOGUE (Cf. demagogue) + IC (Cf. ic). Cf. Gk. demagogikos fit for or like a demagogue …   Etymology dictionary

  • demagogic — [dem΄ə gä′jik, dem΄əgäg′ik, dem΄əgō′jik] adj. [Gr dēmagōgikos: see DEMAGOGUE] of, like, or characteristic of a demagogue or demagogy: also demagogical demagogically adv …   English World dictionary

  • demagogic — [[t]de̱məgɒ̱ʤɪk[/t]] ADJ GRADED (disapproval) If you say that someone such as a politician is demagogic, you are criticizing them because you think they try to win people s support by appealing to their emotions rather than using reasonable… …   English dictionary

  • demagogic — demagogue ► NOUN 1) a political leader who appeals to popular desires and prejudices. 2) (in ancient Greece and Rome) an orator who supported the cause of the common people. DERIVATIVES demagogic adjective demagoguery noun demagogy noun. ORIGIN… …   English terms dictionary

  • demagogic — adjective characteristic of or resembling a demagogue demagogic speeches • Syn: ↑demagogical • Pertains to noun: ↑demagogue (for: ↑demagogical), ↑demagogue …   Useful english dictionary

  • demagogic — adjective Date: 1831 of, relating to, or characteristic of a demagogue ; employing demagoguery • demagogically adverb …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • demagogic — demagogically, adv. /dem euh goj ik, gog , goh jik/, adj. of, pertaining to, or characteristic of a demagogue. Also, demagogical. [1825 35; < Gk demagogikós, equiv. to demagog(ós) (see DEMAGOGUE) + ikos IC] * * * …   Universalium

  • demagogic — adjective of or pertaining to demagogy or a demagogue. Syn: demagogical …   Wiktionary

  • demagògic — de|ma|gò|gic Mot Pla Adjectiu variable …   Diccionari Català-Català

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