jesuitical jesuitical

Definition(s):

  • (adj) having qualities characteristic of Jesuits or Jesuitism

Synonym(s)

News

  • July 12, 2013

    Supreme Court Chief Justice Roberts is a master of Jesuitical opinions: deceptive, misleading, su... Committee members in the House and Senate get so attached to the subject their committee handles ...
    on July 13, 2013     Source: Daily Sparks Tribune

Quotes

  1. To which Clinton said, "Well, you know, Tim, we can have this Jesuitical argument about what exactly was meant."
    on Jan 14, 2008 By: Hillary Rodham Clinton Source: San Francisco Chronicle

  2. But as Bernstein writes, what magnified it out of proportion was Hillary's own pattern of "Jesuitical lying, evasion, and ...... stonewalling".
    on Jun 15, 2007 By: Carl Bernstein Source: guardian.co.uk

  3. Reminiscing about his 30-year friendship with Mr. Russert, Time magazine columnist Joe Klein describes the Sunday-morning-show host as "proudly, indelibly Irish - not only in his early beer-drinking years, but also in his more Jesuitical incarnation...
    on Jun 17, 2008 By: Joe Klein Source: Dallas Morning News

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