Definition of Robespierrean in English:

Robespierrean

(also Robespierrian)

adjective

  • Of, relating to, or reminiscent of Robespierre, especially with regard to his role in the Reign of Terror.

Origin

Late 18th century; earliest use found in The Monthly Review. From the name of Maximilien François Marie Isidore de Robespierre + -ean.

Pronunciation

Robespierrean

/ˌrəʊbzpɪˈɛːrɪən//ˌrəʊbˈspɪərɪən/