Examples of aristocratic in a Sentence
the restaurant's cuisine is truly superb, but the maître d's aristocratic demeanor is a bit much
an impoverished dowager who never lets people forget about her aristocratic origins
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Brunetti’s wife, Paola, and her aristocratic family, his friend and colleague Vianello, his insufferable boss, Patta, and the incomparable Signorina Elettra –
Ten years later, his father, Tadeusz, a diplomat from an aristocratic Catholic family, was posted to Montreal as Poland’s consul general.
Michael Landes is an American regular guy, Ophelia Lovibond is an aristocratic curator.
The opera was loosely based on the first in a trilogy of audacious plays by Beaumarchais that stoked anti-aristocratic sentiment in late 18th-century Paris.
Ivory said, about the stereotype of their films being aristocratic.
Also, the idea of social mobility conveys a righteous alternative to the rigidity and oppression of countries that historically were controlled by hereditary aristocratic rulers.
Hideko is a hothouse flower completely under the thumb of her Korean uncle (Cho Jin-woong), an arrogant voluptuary who forces her to read Sadean pornography for the pleasure of his aristocratic pals.
The longing for Oxford and aristocratic living embarrassed them; perhaps even more embarrassing to such eyes was the unfashionable Catholic theme, the operation of divine grace.
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Origin and Etymology of aristocratic
Middle French aristocratique, from Medieval Latin aristocraticus, from Greek aristokratikos, from aristokratia
First Known Use: 1589
ARISTOCRATIC Defined for Kids
Definition of aristocratic for Students
: of or relating to the aristocracy or aristocrats
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