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View synonyms for monarchal

monarchal

[ muh-nahr-kuhl ]

adjective

  1. pertaining to, characteristic of, or befitting a monarch:

    monarchal pomp.

  2. having the status of a monarch.


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Other Words From

  • mo·narchal·ly adverb
  • anti·mo·narchal adjective
  • anti·mo·narchal·ly adverb
  • anti·mo·narchi·al adjective
  • nonmo·narchal adjective
  • nonmo·narchal·ly adverb
  • nonmo·narchi·al adjective
  • premo·narchal adjective
  • premo·narchi·al adjective

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Word History and Origins

Origin of monarchal1

First recorded in 1580–90; monarch + -al 1

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Example Sentences

He killed his own son and heir by whacking him over the head with the monarchal staff in a tsar-ish fit of temper.

However, it has a deliberative stateliness and a certain monarchal tone.

That some were attached to the monarchal, while others thought the republican more eligible.

The constitution was monarchal-aristocratic, something like that of the Poles, in the period of the Jagellons.

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