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synonyms for bourgeois

  • materialistic
  • Victorian
  • common
  • conservative
  • philistine
  • conventional
  • hidebound
  • illiberal
  • middle-class
  • old-line
  • traditional
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antonyms for bourgeois

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  • adventurous
  • imaginative
  • inspired
  • nonconforming
  • original
  • untraditional
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How to use bourgeois in a sentence

This book is nearly encyclopedic in its accounting of the pleasures of modern bourgeois American life.
LEAVE THE WORLD BEHIND’S BOUGIE APOCALYPSECONSTANCE GRADYJUNE 11, 2021VOX
Bourgeois said that the actions taken to limit the reach of the term “Stop the Steal” in the election’s immediate aftermath were temporary.
FACEBOOK’S SANDBERG DEFLECTED BLAME FOR CAPITOL RIOT, BUT NEW EVIDENCE SHOWS HOW PLATFORM PLAYED ROLEELIZABETH DWOSKINJANUARY 13, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Renoir, Matisse, Picasso and Cézanne were considered formalistic and bourgeois artists.
IRINA ANTONOVA, GRANDE DAME OF RUSSIAN CULTURAL LIFE, DIES AT 98EMILY LANGERDECEMBER 4, 2020WASHINGTON POST
At the same time, he was drawn to the work of future Nobel laureate André Gide, who rebelled against bourgeois conventions and wrote of sensual fulfillment.
DANIEL CORDIER, FRENCH RESISTANCE HERO, DIES AT 100PHIL DAVISONNOVEMBER 23, 2020WASHINGTON POST
Gurugram, a bustling tech and finance center on the outskirts of New Delhi, encapsulates the fast-paced capitalism and bourgeois aspirations of a new town.
INDIA’S GLITTERING GURUGRAM REMAINS A MODEL OF HOW NOT TO BUILD A NEW CITYMANAVI KAPUROCTOBER 10, 2020QUARTZ
Despite his own grief, he is sorry for the young man; nor is he convinced in his shrewd bourgeois mind of the latter's guilt.
UNCANNY TALESVARIOUS
You will see a family of rich bourgeois enter, just in from the country, for the Montparnasse station is opposite.
THE REAL LATIN QUARTERF. BERKELEY SMITH
To his bourgeois mind, for all his imitation of the Chicago martyr, my words must have sounded knavish.
PRISON MEMOIRS OF AN ANARCHISTALEXANDER BERKMAN
It outrages me that even a bourgeois should so meanly misjudge the aspirations of an active revolutionist.
PRISON MEMOIRS OF AN ANARCHISTALEXANDER BERKMAN
He was somewhat inclined to sybaritism; not quite emancipated from the tendencies of his bourgeois youth.
PRISON MEMOIRS OF AN ANARCHISTALEXANDER BERKMAN
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WORDS RELATED TO BOURGEOIS

  • backer
  • banker
  • bourgeois
  • businessperson
  • entrepreneur
  • financier
  • investor
  • landowner
  • moneybags
  • one who signs the checks
  • plutocrat
  • the boss
  • the money
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