Word of the day

The word for today is…

Machiavellian (adj) – 1. Of or relating to Machiavelli or Machiavellianism.
2. Suggestive of or characterised by expediency, deceit, and cunning.

Source : The Free Dictionary

Etymology : Machiavellian is an adjective derived from Machiavelli, the family name of the Florentine diplomat, historian, and political philosopher Niccol? Bernardo Machiavelli (1469?1527). He wrote his most famous work The Prince (Il Principe) in 1513 while in exile from Florence. Machiavellian entered English in the 16th century.