Related formsnon·as·cend·ance, nounnon·as·cend·an·cy, nounnon·as·cend·ence, nounnon·as·cend·en·cy, noun
Examples from the Web for ascendancy
My golden age comes to a halt with the ascendancy of music videos.
Their ascendancy corresponded with a moment of increased lesbian visibility and so-called lesbian chic.Tick-Tock: The Explosive Power of the Lesbian Avengers|Tim Teeman|March 22, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Blues fan certainly can celebrate the ascendancy of these promising young artists.
That Severson started down this career path on a fluke makes her ascendancy even sweeter.
Naturally, Republicans are hoping that this represents the end of a short-lived Democratic ascendancy.
This book uses both Themes and themes, Zrich and Zurich, ascendancy and ascendency.The Art of War in the Middle Ages A.D. 378-1515|C. W. C. Oman
By a crude cunning of the kind Gourlay had maintained his ascendancy for years, and to-night he would maintain it still.The House with the Green Shutters|George Douglas Brown
With the ascendancy of the state over the Church the selection of bishops was practically transferred to the laity.The Rise of the Mediaeval Church|Alexander Clarence Flick
Palermo in Sicily succeeded Byzantium as the capital of the 311 arts in Europe, although its ascendancy was of brief duration.
But his death now altered the state of things, and the ascendancy of the family of Udaijin became assured.Japanese Literature|Various