Associations to the word «Machiavellian»

Wiktionary

MACHIAVELLIAN, adjective. Attempting to achieve goals by cunning, scheming, and unscrupulous methods, especially in politics or in advancing one's career.
MACHIAVELLIAN, adjective. Related to the philosophical system of Niccolò Machiavelli.
MACHIAVELLIAN, noun. A ruthless schemer.
MACHIAVELLIAN, adjective. Alternative form of Machiavellian

Dictionary definition

MACHIAVELLIAN, noun. A follower of Machiavelli's principles.
MACHIAVELLIAN, adjective. Of or relating to Machiavelli or the principles of conduct he recommended; "Machiavellian thinking".

Wise words

A designer knows he has achieved perfection not when there is nothing left to add, but when there is nothing left to take away.
Antoine de Saint-Exupery