Philistine

Antonyms of PHILISTINE

Examples of usage:

  1. English civilization is so smug and hypocritical, so grossly philistine, and at bottom so brutal, that every first- rate Englishman necessarily becomes an outlaw. "Since C├ęzanne" by Clive Bell
  2. The Philistine detests it, because he has no view, out or in. "The Tragic Comedians, Complete" by George Meredith Last Updated: March 7, 2009
  3. A ball has sunk in Sir Thomas Picton's forehead and killed him like Goliath the Philistine. "The Dynasts An Epic-Drama Of The War With Napoleon, In Three Parts, Nineteen Acts, And One Hundred And Thirty Scenes" by Thomas Hardy
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