Jesuitic
Jesuitic Jes`u*it"ic, Jesuitical Jes`u*it"ic*al, a. [Cf. F. j['e]suitique.] [1913 Webster] 1. Of or pertaining to the Jesuits, or to their principles and methods. [1913 Webster]

2. Designing; cunning; deceitful; crafty; -- an opprobrious use of the word. --Dryden. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • jesuitic — adjective see Jesuit …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • jesuític — je|su|í|tic Mot Pla Adjectiu variable …   Diccionari Català-Català

  • Jesuitic — adj. of or pertaining to the Jesuits (Roman Catholic religious order); cunning, deceptive, deceitful, dissembling …   English contemporary dictionary

  • jesuitic — jesu·it·ic …   English syllables

  • Jesuitic — adjective having qualities characteristic of Jesuits or Jesuitism Jesuitical education • Syn: ↑Jesuitical, ↑Jesuit • Pertains to noun: ↑Jesuit (for: ↑Jesuit), ↑Jesuitism …   Useful english dictionary

  • anti-Jesuitic — adj. * * * …   Universalium

  • un-Jesuitic — adj. * * * …   Universalium

  • anti-Jesuitic — adj …   Useful english dictionary

  • un-Jesuitic — adj …   Useful english dictionary

  • Jesuitical — Jesuitic Jes u*it ic, Jesuitical Jes u*it ic*al, a. [Cf. F. j[ e]suitique.] [1913 Webster] 1. Of or pertaining to the Jesuits, or to their principles and methods. [1913 Webster] 2. Designing; cunning; deceitful; crafty; an opprobrious use of the… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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