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Definition of "demagogism" []

  • Demagoguery. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "demagogism" in a sentence
  • ""If Senators want to insist on a piece of what I call demagogism, by keeping a small stamp tax on playing cards, I am perfectly willing that they should do so."
  • "WHEREAS, in 1928, the War Department of the United States defined democracy in Training Manual No. 2000 – 25 as a “government of the masses” which “[r] esults in mobocracy,” communistic attitudes to property rights, “demagogism, ... agitation, discontent, [and] anarchy”; ..."
  • "WHEREAS, in 1928, the War Department of the United States defined democracy in Training Manual No. 2000–25 as a “government of the masses” which “[r]esults in mobocracy,” communistic attitudes to property rights, “demagogism, ... agitation, discontent, [and] anarchy”;..."