Definition of Theocratic

1. Adjective. Of or relating to or being a theocracy. "A theocratic state"

Partainyms: Theocracy
Derivative terms: Theocracy



Definition of Theocratic

1. a. Of or pertaining to a theocracy; administred by the immediate direction of God; as, the theocratical state of the Israelites.

Definition of Theocratic

1. Adjective. Pertaining to theocracy. ¹

2. Adjective. (context: w:Jehovah's Witnesses Jehovah's Witnesses) Conforming to God-rule, by Christian behavior. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Theocratic

1. [adj]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Theocratic

theobromic acid
theobromine
theobromines
theocentric
theocentricity
theocentrism
theocentrisms
theocon
theocons
theoconservatism
theocracies
theocracy
theocrasies
theocrasy
theocrat
theocratic (current term)
theocratical
theocratically
theocraticals
theocrats
theodicies
theodicy
theodolite
theodolites
theodolitic
theogallin
theogonic
theogonies
theogonism
theogonist

Literary usage of Theocratic

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1. System of Positive Polity by Auguste Comte (1876)
"But when the theocratic state has had time to thoroughly imprint its characteristics on a people, it gloriously survives attack : either a ..."

2. The Cambridge Medieval History by John Bagnell Bury, Zachary Nugent Brooke (1913)
"The theocratic element had an ennobling tendency and raised the conception ... Truly the predominance of the theocratic point of view gave to the Prankish ..."

3. The Historical Writings of John Fiske by John Fiske (1902)
"For some years to come the theocratic idea that had given birth to New Haven ... Cotton Mather, writing at a later date, when the theocratic scheme of the ..."

4. Theology of the Old Testament by Gustav Friedrich Oehler, George Edward Day (1883)
"Religious Condition : Decline of the theocratic, Institutions. The state of religion during the period of the judges, the decline of the theocratic ..."

5. The Divine Legation of Moses Demonstrated by William Warburton (1837)
"The sceptre therefore which descends to him, through the hands of those vicegerents, is not merely a CIVIL, but a theocratic sceptre. ..."

6. The Origin and Development of Religious Belief by Sabine Baring-Gould (1878)
"Government — democratic, then feudal, then monarchic — theocratic government ; 3. Ethics must be based on authority — Province of prophetism — of ..."

7. The Philosophy of History in France and Germany by Robert Flint (1874)
"Of these general theories the historical philosophy of what is known as the reactionary party or theocratic school is entitled to be first considered, ..."

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