clamorous clamorous


  • (adj) conspicuously and offensively loud; given to vehement outcry




  1. "The whole aim of practical politics," wrote HL Mencken in 1920, "is to keep the populace alarmed (and hence clamorous to be led to safety) by menacing it with an endless series of hobgoblins, all of them imaginary."
    on Dec 23, 2006 By: HL Mencken Source: Boston Globe (registration)

  2. "It's not possible for a group of lawmakers to not hear this clamorous demand of the people to re-found Bolivia through a new constitution," Morales told the Associated Press as he marched in black sneakers and a traditional red woolen poncho.
    on Oct 20, 2008 By: Evo Morales Source: FOXNews

  3. Adapting an insightful quip from HL Mencken, Higgs said: "The whole aim of practical politics is to keep the populace alarmed-and hence clamorous to be led to safety-because that puts them in a position to be exploited more effectively by...
    on Jan 29, 2008 By: Robert Higgs Source: Media For Freedom

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