Definition of "hegemonic" []

  • Ascendancy or domination of one power or state within a league, confederation, etc, or of one social class over others (noun)
  • Of or pertaining to hegemony (adjective) (c) HarperCollins Publishers Ltd 2016 : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "hegemonic" in a sentence
  • "It's as if the ISG glued blinders to their collective head, ignoring the fact that both Iran and Syria are engaging in hegemonic actions to control Iraq; that either of these countries will only support the parts of the ISG that assist in the achievement of their goals, and that they will tell us anything while they do whatever the hell they want, because they do not fear us."
  • "While the patriarchal family was the ideal in hegemonic discourse, there was a significant gap between this rhetoric and the reality of power relations within plebeian families in the area."
  • "They are part of what we'd call hegemonic society ..."