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Definition of "spectatorial" [spec•ta•to•ri•al]

  • Pertaining to a spectator. (adjective) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "spectatorial" in a sentence
  • "The Left had turned from the politics of agency to a disaffected "spectatorial" politics which placed progressives outside the realm and the expectations of practical reform."
  • "He called for a "party of hope," and hope, for Rorty, lay in eschewing grand theory -- spectatorial analysis of "power" and "systems" -- and concentrating on the hard business of making laws and seeing whether, by passing them, progress, some progress, could be made toward the realization of social justice."
  • "One of my great spectatorial regrets is not seeing her in Guys and Dolls."