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See definition of demagogic on Dictionary.com
  • as inincendiary
  • as ininflammatory
  • as inmisleading

synonyms for demagogic

  • inflammatory
  • provocative
  • subversive
  • treacherous
  • dangerous
  • dissentious
  • malevolent
  • rabble-rousing
  • seditious
  • wicked
  • ambiguous
  • deceitful
  • disingenuous
  • evasive
  • false
  • inaccurate
  • puzzling
  • wrong
  • beguiling
  • bewildering
  • confounding
  • deceiving
  • deluding
  • distracting
  • perplexing
  • casuistical
  • catchy
  • delusive
  • delusory
  • fallacious
  • sophistical
  • specious
  • spurious
  • tricky

antonyms for demagogic

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  • loyal
  • peacemaking
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How to use demagogic in a sentence

This makes us distinctly vulnerable to the large scale, distorting effects of demagogic populism, fueled by the rapid spread of misinformation through social media.
ARE WE CUT OUT FOR UNIVERSAL MORALITY? - ISSUE 100: OUTSIDERSWILLIAM J. FITZPATRICKMAY 26, 2021NAUTILUS
One day the people might take these demagogic writings seriously and then there would be the devil to pay.
THE LION AND THE MOUSECHARLES KLEIN
Wisely indeed, he retired from parliamentary life, after realizing that debating power cannot be acquired by demagogic speaking.
ENGLAND, CANADA AND THE GREAT WARLOUIS-GEORGES DESJARDINS
I do not mean anything demagogic; I do not mean to talk as if we wanted a great mass of men to rush in and destroy something.
THE NEW FREEDOMWOODROW WILSON
It has introduced into the literary profession a demagogic habit, and has set up a quantitative instead of a qualitative standard.
PERSONALITY IN LITERATUREROLFE ARNOLD SCOTT-JAMES
This unfortunate declaration of Morris gave the Republicans an opportunity of unlimited demagogic appeal.
THE LIFE OF JOHN MARSHALL VOLUME 3 OF 4ALBERT J. BEVERIDGE
His speech was a demagogic appeal against co-operation with any bourgeois elements.
BOLSHEVISMJOHN SPARGO
First, the inertia of the unorganized labor is too often stirred only by demagogic means.
HERBERT HOOVERVERNON KELLOGG
I perceived that these vile emotions grew entirely from the demagogic spirit of the period, which must be taken in hand at once.
THE MAID OF SKERRICHARD DODDRIDGE BLACKMORE
On both sides the anti-Semitic parties representing the extreme demagogic elements were present in considerable numbers.
ENCYCLOPAEDIA BRITANNICA, 11TH EDITION, VOLUME 3, PART 1, SLICE 1VARIOUS
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO DEMAGOGIC

  • dangerous
  • demagogic
  • dissentious
  • inflammatory
  • malevolent
  • provocative
  • rabble-rousing
  • seditious
  • subversive
  • treacherous
  • wicked
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