regnant

[ reg-nuh nt ]SEE DEFINITION OF regnant

EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR REGNANT

It was urged that Nero was then regnant when this command of non-resistance was given.

Even a mild admonition from the regnant Pope had failed to produce any effect.

It was the regnant minority which rushed the South into secession.

His regnant desires, by which his worthy little life was governed, were to love and to please.

In the regnant silence she rose, laid aside her book, softly opened the door, and stepped as softly into the narrow passage.

The sun was regnant, and little brown birds flew cheerily over the snow and talked of nests.

He spoke to the sound common sense and the regnant conscience of the masses.

Hugo and Mazzini, Byron and Macaulay had all now appeared upon the scene, and romanticism was regnant.

In the general sense in which every man has a philosophy, this is merely the deposit of the regnant notions of the time.

Not the all-producing summer is so rich in bounty as the mind is rich in thought when working its regnant and creative moods.

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR REGNANT

reigning

adjectiveexercising power
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.