Associations to the word «Jacobinism»

Wiktionary

JACOBINISM, noun. The principles of the Jacobins; violent opposition to legitimate government.

Dictionary definition

JACOBINISM, noun. The ideology of the most radical element of the French Revolution that instituted the Reign of Terror.

Wise words

Words - so innocent and powerless as they are, as standing in a dictionary, how potent for good and evil they become in the hands of one who knows how to combine them.
Nathaniel Hawthorne