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mon·ar·chism

 (mŏn′ər-kĭz′əm, -är′-)
n.
1. The system or principles of monarchy.
2. Belief in or advocacy of monarchy.

mon′ar·chist (-kĭst) n.
mon′ar·chis′tic adj.

mon•ar•chism

(ˈmɒn ərˌkɪz əm)

n.
1. the principles of monarchy.
2. advocacy of monarchical rule.
[1830–40; compare French monarchisme, German Monarchismus]
mon′ar•chist, n., adj.
mon`ar•chist′ic, adj.

monarchism

the doctrines and principles of a monarchical government. — monarchist, n.monarchical, adj.
See also: Government
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.monarchism - a belief in and advocacy of monarchy as a political systemmonarchism - a belief in and advocacy of monarchy as a political system
ideology, political orientation, political theory - an orientation that characterizes the thinking of a group or nation
Translations

monarchism

[ˈmɒnəkɪzəm] N (= system) → monarquía f; (= advocacy of monarchy) → monarquismo m

monarchism

n (= system)Monarchie f; (= advocacy of monarchy)Monarchismus m

monarchism

[ˈmɒnəkɪzm] nmonarchia
References in classic literature ?
A devoted Monarchist, Hutchinson would heave no sigh for the subversion of the original republican government, the purest that the world had seen, with which the colony began its existence.
12's mind, and he had not been a month in New York society, before he came out an ultra monarchist.
In relevant remarks last Tuesday, IRGC Deputy Commander for Political Affairs Brigadier General Rasoul Sanayee took responsible the US, Saudi Arabia, the monarchists and the MKO terrorist group for the recent violent riots in a number of Iranian cities and towns.
Iran's revolutionary people along with tens of thousands of Basij forces, police and the Intelligence Ministry have broken down the chain (of unrest) created … by the United States, Britain, the Zionist regime (Israel), Saudi Arabia, the hypocrites (Mujahideen) and monarchists," the statement said.
Monarchists, by contrast, were those "whose loyalty to the concept of kingship did not necessarily stretch to a personal support of Charles I and Charles II during the Civil Wars" (21).
Although I have little respect for the monarchy, I wish them no ill, and although monarchists revile my freedom of choice, I do as a republican respect their opinions.
Monarchists were those "whose loyalty to the concept of kingship did not necessarily stretch to a personal support" of the Stuarts (21).
Australian Monarchists League warned its supporters that after the queen's death it will be "as though a safety net has disappeared.
Although many anti monarchists question why the monarchy gets paid anything at all, the answer is simple: it's their land.
If the monarchy is as popular as monarchists claim then they can have no worries about the outcome.
Not only were Monarchists and Loyalists in attendance but many community admirers of Queen Elizabeth (French and English-speaking) also attended the service and tea where they enjoyed music by the piper, Matthew Fowler.