feudalistic feudalistic  /ˌfju də ˈlɪ stɪk/

Definition(s):

  • (adj) of or relating to or characteristic of feudalism

Usage(s):

  1. All-night rice binges, clingy loincloths, a positively feudalistic promotion system--it's easy to see how sumo wrestling could get to be a grind.
  2. In addition, after centuries of feudalistic Ottoman rule, the Turks have tried to rush pell-mell into a modern industrial economy.
  3. This slow, bespectacled chief of the world's most feudalistic autocracy is a curious associate for the West's greatest democracy.

News

  1. Dharma Travel: The Northeast

    From lighthouse-dotted New Hampshire islands to rustic Vermont lodges. New England was founded by spiritualists escaping feudalistic persecution in Europe. Puritans, Lutherans, Jews, Quakers – even Shakers.
    on July 23, 2013     Source: San Diego Reader

  2. From lighthouse-dotted New Hampshire islands to rustic Vermont lodges.

    New England was founded by spiritualists escaping feudalistic persecution in Europe. Puritans, Lutherans, Jews, Quakers – even Shakers. It's hardly surprising then that personal retreats of every denomination abound, from the cliffs overlooking the Atlantic to the nestled maple groves of Vermont.
    on July 23, 2013     Source: San Diego Reader

Quotes

  1. "In the future," President Chen said, "the government will see to it that such feudalistic monstrosities as the Chiang Kai-shek Memorial Hall and his mausoleum at Tahsi are abolished."
    on Feb 26, 2007 By: Chen Shui-bian Source: China Post

  2. "The longer the delay the more it will space to feudalistic and reactionary forces for creating a negative environment. Such forces have been conspiring to sabotage and derail the peace process," Prachanda said.
    on Apr 16, 2007 By: chairman Prachanda Source: Daily Times

  3. Rohrabacher said the election of the first woman Speaker "was celebrated by both sides. We think it is a wonderful milestone for our country especially today when our country is up against a radical Islam force with a feudalistic view of women."
    on Jan 4, 2007 By: Dana Rohrabacher Source: OCRegister

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