Adjective "Jacobinical" Definition and Examples


    Adjective:

    Jacobinical


    Definition:

    1. (in the French Revolution) a member of a radical society or club of revolutionaries that promoted the Reign of Terror and other extreme measures, active chiefly from 1789 to 1794: so called from the Dominican convent in Paris, where they originally met.

    2. an extreme radical, especially in politics.

    3. a Dominican friar.

    4. (lowercase) one of a fancy breed of domestic pigeons having neck feathers that hang over the head like a hood.

    Origin:
    Jacobin

    Examples:

    "religions can be jacobinical."

    "politicses can be jacobinical."