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

We should have a great fewer disputes in the world if words were taken for what they are, the signs of our ideas only, and not for things themselves.
John Locke