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1. proletarian

adjective. ['ˌproʊləˈtɛriːən'] belonging to or characteristic of the proletariat.

Synonyms

  • low-class

Antonyms

  • upper-class
  • clergyman

Etymology

  • proletarius (Latin)
  • proles (Latin)

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Example sentences of the word proletarian


1. Adjective
Marx believed that the working classes would spontaneously develop class consciousness and push for proletarian revolution.

Quotes containing the word proletarian


1. There is in fact no such thing as art for art's sake, art that stands above classes, art that is detached from or independent of politics. Proletarian literature and art are part of the whole proletarian revolutionary cause.
- Mao Zedong

2. proletarian

noun. ['ˌproʊləˈtɛriːən'] a member of the working class (not necessarily employed).

Synonyms

  • common person
  • labour
  • proletariat
  • commoner
  • dogsbody
  • prole
  • working class
  • worker
  • common man

Antonyms

  • nonworker
  • noble
  • bourgeois
  • conservative

Etymology

  • proletarius (Latin)
  • proles (Latin)
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