royalism
noun Date: 1793 monarchism

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  • Royalism — Roy al*ism, n. [Cf. F. royalisme.] the principles or conduct of royalists. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • royalism — [roi′əl iz΄əm] n. 1. the principles of royal government; monarchism 2. adherence to monarchism * * * roy·al·ism (roiʹə lĭz əm) n. Support of or adherence to the principle of rule by a monarch. * * * …   Universalium

  • royalism — [roi′əl iz΄əm] n. 1. the principles of royal government; monarchism 2. adherence to monarchism …   English World dictionary

  • royalism — royalist ► NOUN 1) a person who supports the principle of monarchy. 2) historical a supporter of the King against Parliament in the English Civil War. DERIVATIVES royalism noun …   English terms dictionary

  • royalism — noun /ˈɹɔɪəlɪzm/ Impassioned allegiance to or advocacy of the establishment, maintenance, and/or interests of a particular king, royal house, or kingly dynasty; sometimes extended to the same of a non royal (i.e …   Wiktionary

  • royalism — Synonyms and related words: Bourbonism, Nazism, Toryism, backwardness, centralism, collectivism, communism, conservatism, conservativeness, constitutionalism, democratism, die hardism, extreme right, extreme right wing, extreme rightism, fascism …   Moby Thesaurus

  • royalism — rɔɪəlɪzm n. monarchism, support for a monarch, advocacy for a royal government …   English contemporary dictionary

  • royalism — roy·al·ism …   English syllables

  • royalism — noun adherence or attachment to a monarchy or to the principle of monarchal government • Derivationally related forms: ↑royalist • Hypernyms: ↑attachment, ↑adherence, ↑adhesion …   Useful english dictionary

  • royalist — royalism, n. royalistic, adj. /roy euh list/, n. 1. a supporter or adherent of a king or royal government, esp. in times of rebellion or civil war. 2. (cap.) a Cavalier adherent of Charles I of England. 3. a loyalist in the American Revolution;… …   Universalium

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