Definition of Jesuitical

1. Adjective. Having qualities characteristic of Jesuits or Jesuitism. "Jesuitical education"

Exact synonyms: Jesuit, Jesuitic
Partainyms: Jesuit, Jesuitism, Jesuit, Jesuitism, Jesuit, Jesuitism
Derivative terms: Jesuit, Jesuitism, Jesuit



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Jesuitical

Jessica
Jessica Lucy Mitford
Jessica Mitford
Jessie
Jessika
Jessore District
Jessye Norman
Jesuit
Jesuit's bark
Jesuit order
Jesuit tea
Jesuited
Jesuitess
Jesuitesses
Jesuitic
Jesuitical
Jesuitically
Jesuitism
Jesuitisms
Jesuitocracy
Jesuitries
Jesuitry
Jesuits
Jesuits' bark
Jesuits' nut
Jesum Crow
Jesus
Jesus, Mary and Joseph
Jesus Christ
Jesus Christs

Literary usage of Jesuitical

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1. The History of England, from the Accession of James the Second by Thomas Babington Macaulay Macaulay (1886)
"... Rochester was unable longer to support himself, attacked As in Ireland the elder brother, though retaining the guard of jesuitical honour, the sword of ..."

2. The History of England from the Accession of James II by Thomas Babington Macaulay Macaulay, Henry Hart Milman (1865)
"... even the most reckless ^ba.l.re• members of the jesuitical cabal could not think without the suc- painful apprehensions. If their master should die, ..."

3. Our Money Wars: The Example and Warning of American Finance by Samuel Leavitt (1894)
"jesuitical NONSENSE.—Although the financial excitement was ... Here is an item from the NY Sun, which is jesuitical nonsense; inasmuch as it ignores the ..."

4. The Edinburgh Review by Sydney Smith (1841)
"The Struggle of the Reformed and the jesuitical Catholicism. 1st vol.: to the death of Angelique Arnauld.) 8vo. Leipsic: 1839. A LL religions, and all ages, ..."

5. History of the United Netherlands: From the Death of William the Silent to by John Lothrop Motley (1871)
"... termination of her troubles was one of which even the most reckless members of the jesuitical cabal could not think without painful apprehensions. ..."

6. The History of England from the Accession of James II by Thomas Babington Macaulay Macaulay (1856)
"... termination of her troubles was one of which even the most reckless members of the jesuitical cabal could not think without painful apprehensions. ..."

7. The New Laokoon: An Essay on the Confusion of the Arts by Irving Babbitt (1910)
"... whereas what we found in many earlier Aristotelians was a somewhat jesuitical revamping of the theological spirit and its application to literature. ..."

8. A Whimsey Anthology by Carolyn Wells (1906)
"jesuitical VERSES THE DOUBLE-FACED CREED (Read down or across) I hold for sound faith What England's church allows, What Rome's faith saith My conscience ..."

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