demosthenic definition

  • adjective:
    • with respect to, or in the form of, Demosthenes, the Grecian orator.
    • of or relating to Demosthenes or his oratory
    • regarding, or perhaps in the type of, Demosthenes, the Grecian orator.
    • of or relating to Demosthenes or their oratory
  • others:
    • related to or characteristic of Demosthenes, a celebrated Athenian orator and patriot (384-322 b. c.), particularly well-known for their “Philippics,” or orations delivered against the encroachments of Philip. king of Macedon.
    • Pertaining to or characteristic of Demosthenes, a celebrated Athenian orator and patriot (384-322 b. c.), particularly well-known for their “Philippics,” or orations delivered up against the encroachments of Philip. king of Macedon.
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