monarchism

[mon-er-kiz-uh m]

Origin of monarchism

1830–40; monarch(y) + -ism; compare French monarchisme, German Monarchismus
Related formsmon·ar·chist, noun, adjectivemon·ar·chist·ic, adjectivean·ti·mon·ar·chism, nounan·ti·mon·ar·chist, noun, adjectivean·ti·mon·ar·chis·tic, adjectivenon·mon·ar·chist, nounnon·mon·ar·chis·tic, adjectivepro·mon·ar·chist, noun, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for promonarchist

promonarchist

adjective
  1. in favour of or supporting the monarchy
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Word Origin and History for promonarchist

monarchism

n.

from French monarchisme, from monarchie (see monarchy).

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