ascendancy


ascendancy

noun

Definition of ASCENDANCY

controlling power or influence over others <a book chronicling the ascendancy of fascism in Europe after World War I>
Synonyms ascendance (also ascendence), ascendancy (also ascendency), dominance, domination, dominion, hegemony, imperium, predominance, predominancy, preeminence, reign, sovereignty (also sovranty)

Variants of ASCENDANCY

ascendancy also ascendency

Seen & Heard

What made you want to look up ascendancy? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).