monarchical

[muh-nahr-ki-kuhl]
adjective
1.
of, like, or pertaining to a monarch or monarchy.
2.
characterized by or favoring monarchy.
Also, monarchic.


Origin:
1570–80; < Greek monarchik(ós) (see monarch, -ic) + -al1

monarchically, adverb
antimonarchic, adjective
antimonarchical, adjective
antimonarchically, adverb
nonmonarchic, adjective
nonmonarchically, adverb
premonarchical, adjective
semimonarchic, adjective
semimonarchical, adjective
semimonarchically, adverb
unmonarchic, adjective
unmonarchical, adjective
unmonarchically, adverb

monarchal, monarchical.
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monarch (ˈmɒnək)
 
n
1.  a sovereign head of state, esp a king, queen, or emperor, who rules usually by hereditary right
2.  a supremely powerful or pre-eminent person or thing
3.  Also called: milkweed a large migratory butterfly, Danaus plexippus, that has orange-and-black wings and feeds on the milkweed plant: family Danaidae
 
[C15: from Late Latin monarcha, from Greek; see mono-, -arch]
 
monarchal
 
adj
 
monarchial
 
adj
 
mo'narchally
 
adv
 
mo'narchical
 
adj
 
mo'narchic
 
adj
 
mo'narchically
 
adv
 
'monarchism
 
n
 
'monarchist
 
n, —adj
 
monar'chistic
 
adj

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Example sentences
Throughout the city, centuries-old monuments from the country's monarchical
  past are juxtaposed against a modern urban backdrop.
They had no crushing monarchical or imperial chains to throw off.
Neither lot nor vote has any place in monarchical government.
Parliament will choose the prime minister, who will pick his cabinet without
  monarchical interference.
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