monarchism

[ mon-er-kiz-uh m ]
/ ˈmɒn ərˌkɪz əm /

noun

the principles of monarchy.
advocacy of monarchical rule.

Nearby words

  1. monarch butterfly,
  2. monarchal,
  3. monarchianism,
  4. monarchic,
  5. monarchical,
  6. monarchist,
  7. monarchy,
  8. monarda,
  9. monarthric,
  10. monarthritis

Origin of monarchism

1830–40; monarch(y) + -ism; compare French monarchisme, German Monarchismus

Related forms
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British Dictionary definitions for antimonarchist

antimonarchist

/ (ˌæntɪˈmɒnəkɪst) /

adjective

opposed to a monarchy

noun

a person who is opposed to a monarchy
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Word Origin and History for antimonarchist

monarchism

n.

from French monarchisme, from monarchie (see monarchy).

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