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absolute monarchy

noun as in constitutional monarchy

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A population psychologically battered by years of stress and fear were now ready to push the envelope against the policies of an absolute monarchy that did not serve the people.

From Time

These are all absolute monarchies, of course, but the fact that they have stopped pandering to fundamentalists and are now openly embracing Western and modern values is telling.

So while most countries kowtow to Beijing, which considers Taiwan a breakaway province, eSwatini is sticking with the underdog, which provides the absolute monarchy with barrels of aid.

From Ozy

Some have called for an appointed government and even a return to absolute monarchy.

France, after all, transitioned from absolute monarchy by way of the French Revolution and its Reign of Terror.

As an absolute monarchy there was comfort in an Arab world of other autocracies.

Thus it happens in all countries that the king who has established absolute monarchy is styled the great king.

Its rule combines the disadvantage of absolute monarchy with the impersonality and irresponsibility of democratic officialdom.

This swing, though, to absolute monarchy, complete with the installation of the Kyle Dynasty—damn him!

Turkey is a theocratic absolute monarchy, which means something stronger yet than an absolute monarchy.

Russia is an absolute monarchy, which means a government in which the will of the monarch is positive law.


On this page you'll find 5 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to absolute monarchy, such as: kingship, limited monarchy, monarchical government, and queenship.

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