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Synonyms for aristocracy
ˌær əˈstɒk rə siaris·toc·ra·cy

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. nobility, aristocracynoun

    a privileged class holding hereditary titles

    Synonyms:
    nobleness, gentry, grandeur, nobility, noblesse, magnanimousness

  2. gentry, aristocracynoun

    the most powerful members of a society

    Synonyms:
    nobility, gentry

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Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. aristocracynoun

    Synonyms:
    government of nobles or a privileged order

  2. aristocracynoun

    Synonyms:
    nobility, noblesse, gentry, peerage, body of nobles, the quality, persons of rank

  3. aristocracynoun

    Synonyms:
    [Colloquial.] upper classes, UPPER-TEN, UPPER-CRUST, upper ten thousand

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. aristocracynoun

    Synonyms:
    peerage, patriciate, nobility, patrician order

    Antonyms:
    commonalty, yeomanry, proletariate, bourgeoisie, peasantry, rabble

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "aristocracy":

    nobility

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How to use aristocracy in a sentence?

  1. G. C. Lichtenberg:

    Actual aristocracy cannot be abolished by any law all the law can do is decree how it is to be imparted and who is to acquire it.

  2. Gilbert Keith Chesterton:

    Democracy means government by the uneducated, while aristocracy means government by the badly educated.

  3. Alexis Charles Henri Clrel de Tocqueville:

    Nothing is quite so wretchedly corrupt as an aristocracy which has lost its power but kept its wealth and which still has endless leisure to devote to nothing but banal enjoyments. All its great thoughts and passionate energy are things of the past, and nothing but a host of petty, gnawing vices now cling to it like worms to a corpse.

  4. Thomas Jefferson:

    There is a natural aristocracy among men. The grounds of this are virtue and talents.

  5. Anthony Carnevale:

    From an equity perspective, this is just the tip of the iceberg, this system is, in many respects, an aristocracy posing as a meritocracy.

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