monarchism

[mon-er-kiz-uh m]
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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

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Word Origin and History for monarchism

monarchism

n.

from French monarchisme, from monarchie (see monarchy).

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper