dethronement


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de·throne

 (dē-thrōn′)
tr.v. de·throned, de·thron·ing, de·thrones
1. To remove from the throne; depose.
2. To remove from a prominent or powerful position.

de·throne′ment n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.dethronement - the act of deposing someone; removing a powerful person from a position or office
ousting, ouster - the act of ejecting someone or forcing them out
Translations

dethronement

[diːˈθrəʊnmənt] Ndestronamiento m

dethronement

nEntthronung f
References in classic literature ?
I felt the first inkling of a thing that presently grew quite clear in my mind, that oppressed me for many days, a sense of dethronement, a persuasion that I was no longer a master, but an animal among the animals, under the Martian heel.
When the young king, stupefied and crushed in every sense and feeling, found himself led to a cell in the Bastile, he fancied death itself is but a sleep; that it, too, has its dreams as well; that the bed had broken through the flooring of his room at Vaux; that death had resulted from the occurrence; and that, still carrying out his dream, the king, Louis XIV., now no longer living, was dreaming one of those horrors, impossible to realize in life, which is termed dethronement, imprisonment, and insult towards a sovereign who formerly wielded unlimited power.
For instance, beneath the French criticism of the economic functions of money, they wrote "Alienation of Humanity," and beneath the French criticism of the bourgeois State they wrote "dethronement of the Category of the General," and so forth.
The appointment followed the dethronement of Abubakar Cika, the emir who was indicted by a panel that investigated his alleged support for bandits in the state.
In a write-up in the 'Collection of Messages' the former king has recalled his life, his tours across the nation, the unimaginable Royal Palace Massacre of June 1, 2001 and his unexpected enthronement as well as the outcomes of the 2006 political movement which culminated in his dethronement in 2008.
As a matter of fact, Bhutto's illegitimate dethronement and subsequent assassination qualifies to become the theme of Shakespearean tragedy since it has changed the political visage of Pakistan for good.
Just compare that to the comfort in which his predecessor Hosni Mubarak lived after his own dethronement - the constant hospital treatment, family visits, public expressions of sympathy and even a press interview.
It's unfair how nasty rumors had pictured Durant as a capricious star who preferred to take his sweet time while his team suffered and was being pushed close to disastrous dethronement.
While not quite on the scale of Mike Tyson's unbelievable loss to 40-1 shot James 'Buster' Douglas in 1990, Joshua's surprise dethronement ranks alongside Hasim Rahman's victory over Lennox Lewis in 2001.
If I were to become a dictator in this country, the first thing I would do in the short period between my appointment and quick dethronement and assassination would be to abolish the Integrated Financial Management Information System (Ifmis), which the government uses to process its financial operations and transactions.Last week, we were all agog as we watched, on national television, Kiambu Governor Ferdinand Waititu grope and scrabble while struggling to explain to a Senate committee what, at that point, looked like blatant irregularities and errors in his county's financial statement.
This article will analyse Flush in terms of the dethronement of patriarchal authority and specify the similarities between this dethronement and the concept of decrowning in Bakhtin's thought.
Third, the "dethronement of man" and a universe without purpose, which claimed scientific support in the randomness of events, lost credibility due to the "anthropic principle" and a fine-tuned universe.