Antonyms for colonial

altricial, lone, recluse, autonomous, self-contained, self-supporting, nonsocial, unsociable, independent, self-sustaining, self-sufficient, reclusive, simple, solitary.

Quotes of colonial

  1. The American order reveals a method that was largely the outcome of material necessity, as exemplified by the Colonial style and the grid. – Stephen Gardiner
  2. I venture to allude to the impression which seemed generally to prevail among their brethren across the seas, that the Old Country must wake up if she intends to maintain her old position of pre -eminence in her colonial trade against foreign competitors. – King George V
  3. Why are we, as a nation so obsessed with foreign things? Is it a legacy of our colonial years? We want foreign television sets. We want foreign shirts. We want foreign technology. Why this obsession with everything imported? – Abdul Kalam
  4. I'll tell you what colonial experience is. – Ryszard Kapuscinski
  5. Most correspondents came from the former colonial powers- there were British, French, and a lot of Italians, because there were a lot of Italian communities there. And of course there were a lot of Russians. – Ryszard Kapuscinski
  6. During the Fifties, political and military activities in Vietnam were heavily influenced by the French, who as recent colonial masters, made all -important decisions. – Nguyen Cao Ky
  7. Colonial governors and senior civil servants are not easy people to argue with, and I was not popular because of my criticism of the colonial service in Kenya. – Louis Leakey
  8. South Africa was to evolve into the most pernicious example of the criminal practise of colonial and white minority domination. – Thabo Mbeki
  9. Was it not enough punishment and suffering in history that we were uprooted and made helpless slaves not only in new colonial outposts but also domestically. – Robert Mugabe
  10. My father was a poor man, very poor in a British colonial possession where class and race were very important. – Sidney Poitier
  11. Now is the time for the U. S. and the nations of Western Europe who engaged in the slave trade throughout this hemisphere to come forward in a positive way to assist in undoing the harm that was caused by their past colonial policies in the hemisphere. – Charles Rangel
  12. I cite in my book countless examples of the foundational documents of the colonial period in America and the writings of the leaders, that this was intended to be a Christian nation. – Pat Robertson
  13. The Massachusetts Land Bank, during Colonial times, prospered, and brought prosperity to the community, until it was forcibly suppressed by special act of Parliament. – John Buchanan Robinson
  14. Germany can generally only pay if the Corridor and Upper Silesia will be handed back to Germany from Polish possession, and if besides somewhere on the earth colonial territory will be made available to Germany. – Hjalmar Schacht
  15. In spite of holidays when I was free to visit London theatres and explore the countryside, I spent four very miserable years as a colonial at an English school. – Patrick White

Usage examples for colonial

  1. The German people have arrived too late in the race for colonial empire. – German Problems and Personalities by Charles Sarolea
  2. Though, as has been already said, Lord Melbourne's cabinet derived a momentary strength from the accession of a young Queen, the support it thus acquired did not last; and in May, 1839, having been defeated on a measure of colonial policy, which will be mentioned hereafter, the cabinet resigned. – The Constitutional History of England From 1760 to 1860 by Charles Duke Yonge
  3. From this dilemma he was saved by the receipt of a general permission from the Colonial Office, toward the close of 1852, to deal with the gold revenue in the same manner as ordinary revenue. – The Great Events by Famous Historians, Vol. 17 by Charles Francis Horne
  4. An English shilling is 18 pence colonial as against 12 pence in sterling. – Achenwall's Observations on North America by Gottfried Achenwall
  5. Those impulses took him a little way down the main street, which ran between comfortable, white colonial houses, set back from the road. – Out of the Air by Inez Haynes Irwin
  6. The answer of the Colonial Congress was exactly what might have been expected- exactly what State- rights Democracy would answer to- day to such an inquiry- that they " had nothing to do with it." – The Rise and Fall of the Confederate Government, Vol. 1 (of 2) by Jefferson Davis
  7. The trial was reported by the Colonial Times. – The History of Tasmania, Volume I (of 2) by John West
  8. From the colonial people he had had to do with Gerard had met with many little acts of kindness. – The Luck of Gerard Ridgeley by Bertram Mitford
  9. In North America the same system was pursued by the colonial government of Upper Canada. – Memoir of the Life of John Quincy Adams. by Josiah Quincy
  10. Its people were nearly all Revolutionary families who had settled there in colonial times. – My Memories of Eighty Years by Chauncey M. Depew
  11. The interruption was very annoying; for no man I ever met, so thoroughly understands the subject of colonial government as Mr. Hopewell. – The Attache or, Sam Slick in England, Complete by Thomas Chandler Haliburton
  12. He charted for Elizabeth her distant colonial dominions. – Historic Ghosts and Ghost Hunters by H. Addington Bruce
  13. It was considered necessary that a governor should make himself as powerful a factor as possible in the administration of public affairs- that he should be practically the prime minister, responsible, not directly to the colonial legislature, but to the imperial government, whose servant he was and to whom he should constantly refer for advice and assistance whenever in his opinion the occasion arose. – Lord Elgin by John George Bourinot
  14. But to return to the colonial shipping. – American Merchant Ships and Sailors by Willis J. Abbot
  15. Erewhon, when we last hear of it, is about to become a modern colonial state. – Definitions by Henry Seidel Canby
  16. And it was left on a table in your restaurant, continued Melky, by a man what looked like a Colonial party- I know! – The Orange-Yellow Diamond by J. S. Fletcher
  17. Such a beautiful old Colonial home! – Killykinick by Mary T. Waggaman
  18. " I should fail in my duty to the public, and perhaps no respond to the expectations of yourselves, Gentlemen of the Colonial Section of this Honorable Court, did I not say a few words on the state of the Colony, at this our first meeting after the memorable first of August. – The Anti-Slavery Examiner, Omnibus by American Anti-Slavery Society
  19. In the absence of express words in the colonial Constitutions, such restraints do not exist. – The New Irish Constitution by J. H. Morgan
  20. In exchange he obtained large herds of cattle, which he periodically despatched to the colonial markets. – By Veldt and Kopje by William Charles Scully