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Webster 1913 Edition


Jacobinism

Jac′o-bin-ism

,
Noun.
[Cf. F.
Jacobinisme
.]
The principles of the Jacobins; violent and factious opposition to legitimate government.
Under this new stimulus, Burn’s previous Jacobitism passed towards the opposite, but not very distant, extreme of
Jacobinism
.
J. C. Shairp.

Webster 1828 Edition


Jacobinism

JAC'OBINISM

,
Noun.
Jacobinic principles; unreasonable or violent opposition to legitimate government; an attempt to overthrow or change government by secret cabals or irregular means; popular turbulence.

Definition 2021


Jacobinism

Jacobinism

English

Noun

Jacobinism (countable and uncountable, plural Jacobinisms)

  1. The principles of the Jacobins; violent opposition to legitimate government.
    Under this new stimulus, Burn's previous Jacobitism passed towards the opposite, but not very distant, extreme of Jacobinism. J. C. Shairp.