Aristocratic Ar`is*to*crat"ic, Aristocratical Ar`is*to*crat"ic*al, a. [Gr. ?: cf. F. aristocratique.] 1. Of or pertaining to an aristocracy; consisting in, or favoring, a government of nobles, or principal men; as, an aristocratic constitution. [1913 Webster]

2. Partaking of aristocracy; befitting aristocracy; characteristic of, or originating with, the aristocracy; as, an aristocratic measure; aristocratic pride or manners. -- {Ar`is*to*crat"ic*al*ly}, adv. -- {Ar`is*to*crat"ic*al*ness}, n. [1913 Webster]

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