Ascendency

Definition of Ascendency

As`cend´en`cy
n.1.Governing or controlling influence; the state that exists when one person or group has power over another; domination; power.
An undisputed ascendency.
- Macaulay.
Custom has an ascendency over the understanding.
- Watts.

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