Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun patrician

2 senses of patrician

Sense 1
patrician -- (a person of refined upbringing and manners)
       => adult, grownup -- (a fully developed person from maturity onward)

Sense 2
aristocrat, blue blood, patrician -- (a member of the aristocracy)
       => leader -- (a person who rules or guides or inspires others)

Antonyms of adj patrician

2 senses of patrician

Sense 1
patrician -- (befitting a person of noble origin; "a patrician nose")

INDIRECT (VIA refined) -> unrefined -- ((used of persons and their behavior) not refined; uncouth; "how can a refined girl be drawn to such an unrefined man?")

Sense 2
aristocratic, aristocratical, blue, blue-blooded, gentle, patrician -- (belonging to or characteristic of the nobility or aristocracy; "an aristocratic family"; "aristocratic Bostonians"; "aristocratic government"; "a blue family"; "blue blood"; "the blue-blooded aristocracy"; "of gentle blood"; "patrician landholders of the American South"; "aristocratic bearing"; "aristocratic features"; "patrician tastes")

INDIRECT (VIA noble) -> lowborn -- (of humble birth or origins; "a topsy-turvy society of lowborn rich and blue-blooded poor")

Similarity of adj patrician

2 senses of patrician

Sense 1
patrician -- (befitting a person of noble origin; "a patrician nose")
       => refined (vs. unrefined) -- ((used of persons and their behavior) cultivated and genteel; "she was delicate and refined and unused to hardship"; "refined people with refined taste")

Sense 2
aristocratic, aristocratical, blue, blue-blooded, gentle, patrician -- (belonging to or characteristic of the nobility or aristocracy; "an aristocratic family"; "aristocratic Bostonians"; "aristocratic government"; "a blue family"; "blue blood"; "the blue-blooded aristocracy"; "of gentle blood"; "patrician landholders of the American South"; "aristocratic bearing"; "aristocratic features"; "patrician tastes")
       => noble (vs. lowborn) -- (of or belonging to or constituting the hereditary aristocracy especially as derived from feudal times; "of noble birth")

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