OTHER WORDS FROM absolute monarchyab·so·lute mon·arch, noun
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A population psychologically battered by years of stress and fear were now ready to push the envelope against the policies of an absolute monarchy that did not serve the people.Climate Chaos Helped Spark the French Revolution—and Holds a Dire Warning for Today|Mike Duncan|October 20, 2021|Time
These are all absolute monarchies, of course, but the fact that they have stopped pandering to fundamentalists and are now openly embracing Western and modern values is telling.The Islamic world has changed over the past 20 years. The Taliban is about to feel it.|Fareed Zakaria|September 9, 2021|Washington Post
So while most countries kowtow to Beijing, which considers Taiwan a breakaway province, eSwatini is sticking with the underdog, which provides the absolute monarchy with barrels of aid.What Makes Strange Diplomatic Bedfellows?|Kate Bartlett|March 25, 2021|Ozy
Some have called for an appointed government and even a return to absolute monarchy.Up to Speed: All You Need to Know About the Thai Coup|Lennox Samuels|May 27, 2014|DAILY BEAST
France, after all, transitioned from absolute monarchy by way of the French Revolution and its Reign of Terror.Give the 'Arab Spring' Some Time|Justin Green|December 27, 2012|DAILY BEAST
As an absolute monarchy there was comfort in an Arab world of other autocracies.Bahrain Uprising: High Stakes for the U.S.|Bruce Riedel|February 19, 2011|DAILY BEAST
Thus it happens in all countries that the king who has established absolute monarchy is styled the great king.
Its rule combines the disadvantage of absolute monarchy with the impersonality and irresponsibility of democratic officialdom.The Outline of History: Being a Plain History of Life and Mankind|Herbert George Wells
This swing, though, to absolute monarchy, complete with the installation of the Kyle Dynasty—damn him!With a Vengeance|J. B. Woodley
Turkey is a theocratic absolute monarchy, which means something stronger yet than an absolute monarchy.
Russia is an absolute monarchy, which means a government in which the will of the monarch is positive law.
British Dictionary definitions for absolute monarchy
Cultural definitions for absolute monarchy
Rule by one person — a monarch, usually a king or a queen — whose actions are restricted neither by written law nor by custom; a system different from a constitutional monarchy and from a republic. Absolute monarchy persisted in France until 1789 and in Russia until 1917.