Origin of Jacobin
Examples from the Web for jacobinism
But what influenced his change of heart to move away from Jacobinism as an ideology?
The shocking spirit of jacobinism seemed no longer confined to politics.Biographia Literaria|Samuel Taylor Coleridge
But he was too fiercely in earnest in his horror of Jacobinism to allow mere party associations to guide him.
He waged a crusade against round hats, which he thought a mark of jacobinism, the object of his greatest hate and fear.Historical Parallels, vol 1 (of 3)|Arthur Thomas Malkin
Jacobinism unfolded into Saint-Simonism bodes innumerable blessed things; but the thing itself might draw tears from a Stoic!Past and Present|Thomas Carlyle
As news came in from the departments it became clear that Jacobinism was everywhere discomfited and could be neglected.The Life of Napoleon Bonaparte|William Milligan Sloane
British Dictionary definitions for jacobinism
Word Origin for Jacobin
Word Origin and History for jacobinism
early 14c., of the order of Dominican friars whose order built its first convent near the church of Saint-Jacques in Paris, from Old French Jacobin (13c.) "Dominican friar," also, in the Middle East, "a Copt;" see Jacob. The Revolutionary extremists took up quarters there October 1789. Used generically of radicals and allegedly radical reformers since 1793. Related: Jacobinism.