politically, we are settling for so much less than what is necessary.
Bill Clinton—and, for that matter, John F. Kennedy—was personally reckless but politically cautious.
Through viral distribution, Greenwald has built a politically active network with an email list of more than one million.
But this generosity ended when it became socially disruptive or politically subversive.
That line, however, can seem subjective on a politically charged battlefield.
Nothing mentally or physically or politically imperfect is permitted inside that wire fence.
He is politically deceased why should not his son succeed him?
The people have been free, well-educated, and politically great.
It is no affair of ours what they do with their own life, either industrially or politically.
When he is extremely weak, politically, materially, he generally makes some great demonstration of spiritual power.
1550s, "pertaining to a polity, civil affairs, or government;" from Latin politicus "of citizens or the state" (see politic (adj.)) + -al (1). Meaning "taking sides in party politics" (usually pejorative) is from 1749. Political prisoner first recorded 1860; political science is from 1779 (first attested in Hume). Political animal translates Greek politikon zoon (Aristotle, "Politics," I.ii.9) "an animal intended to live in a city; a social animal."