Mueenuddin distances himself from the “feudal” label, with its whiff of entitlement and oppression.
Just as Florence and the Renaissance loosened the grip of the feudal lords and "focused on the worth of a human being," she said.
Millions of Chinese were persecuted, especially intellectuals labeled “revisionist,” feudal, or bourgeois.
That Silicon Valley is moving away from capitalism toward feudalism, with tech CEOs as feudal lords, and this is a good thing.
Of the Last Samurai he said, “They make it look like Japan would not have made it out of the feudal period without Tom Cruise.”
The feudal castle is in ruins, but the aspect of the city is just the same.
And the feudal code of the old patrician bred a high type of man.
Adscript, ad′skript, adj. written after: attached to the soil, of feudal serfs—in this sense also used as a noun.
Its spirit is that of the feudal aristocracy of the eleventh century.
The vassals of the feudal lord entered into his quarrels with the most inexorable rage.
1610s, from Medieval Latin feudalis, from feudum "feudal estate," of Germanic origin (cf. Gothic faihu "property," Old High German fihu "cattle;" see fee). Related to Middle English feodary "one who holds lands of an overlord in exchange for service" (late 14c.).