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demagogy definitions

WordNet (r) 3.0 (2005)

n
1: impassioned appeals to the prejudices and emotions of the populace [syn: demagoguery, demagogy]

Merriam Webster's

noun see demagogue I

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Demagogy Dem"a*gog`y, n. [Cf. F. d['e]magogie, Gr. dhmagwgi`a leadership of the people.] Demagogism.

Collin's Cobuild Dictionary

or demagoguery You can refer to a method of political rule as demagogy if you disapprove of it because you think it involves appealing to people's emotions rather than using reasonable arguments. [disapproval]



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