[ UK /dˈɛmɐɡˌɒɡɹi/ ]
[ US /ˈdɛməˌɡɑɡɝi/ ]
  1. impassioned appeals to the prejudices and emotions of the populace
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How To Use demagoguery In A Sentence

  • It is, therefore, particularly disappointing when politicians fall for this demagoguery. Times, Sunday Times
  • The footnote may be the most powerful antidote to historical demagoguery. Times, Sunday Times
  • His language is hip-hop demagoguery, like a minister preaching a religion of which you have never heard. Times, Sunday Times
  • Elsewhere Aristotle reiterates that flattery is intertwined with demagoguery: “the demagogue is a flatterer of the people …” Politics 1318. Is That Legal?: In the wake of the Kerry Remarks, Democrats are...WINNING.
  • This elementary ruling has resulted in demagoguery. Times, Sunday Times
  • We left inoculated against right-wing demagoguery for life. Times, Sunday Times
  • There will be plenty of opportunities for demagoguery on the part of special interests. Times, Sunday Times
  • George Bush used the same demagoguery, the same false claims and accusations to scare the people of the United States into giving him dictatorial powers, what he calls the unitary presidency. Placing George Bush on the ten worst presidents list is a mistake
  • I sometimes wonder if some of the bitterness that is injected into politics is just a form of demagoguery, an effort to hold onto this group of voters.
  • Consequently, rock-ribbed demagoguery and uncompromising resistance seemed to be the only responses available to southerners who opposed desegregation.
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