Definitions

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  • adj. Of, or relating to monarchy or to a monarch.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Of or pertaining to a monarch, or to monarchy.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Relating or pertaining to a monarch or to monarchy; monarchical.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. ruled by or having the supreme power resting with a monarch

Etymologies

monarchy +‎ -ic. (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • The expression monarchic is not so suitable as autocratic for the conception here intended; for a monarch is one who has the highest power, an autocrat is one who has all power, so that this latter is the sovereign, whereas the former merely represents the sovereignty.

    The Science of Right

  • Italy it is now completely eclipsed by a form of government which can only be defined as a monarchic democracy.

    Ave Roma Immortalis, Vol. 1 Studies from the Chronicles of Rome

  • It is this understanding that explains the fact that the so-called monarchic episcopate-one bishop in each Eucharistic community or Church-became generally accepted in the ancient Church.

    News from SVOTS.Edu

  • When one considers that this story is coming from the same man who, in his first novel, used the prince in disguise framework to tell a story about a young man posthumously repairing his relationship with his adoptive father and rejecting the notion of monarchic rule, and who, in Perdido Street Station, has the protagonist practically sell himself into slavery in order to secure the services of a local mobster, Un Lun Dun seems downright conservative in its adherence to fantasy tropes, which hobbles the novel's emotional effect.

    You Know, For Kids

  • Its publication came at a time when Wagner was also under pressure from Wieland's daughter, Nike Wagner, who criticized what she called her uncle's "monarchic" leadership style.

    Wagner's Grandson Dies

  • Nike Wagner, who criticized what she called her uncle's "monarchic" leadership style.

    chron.com Chronicle

  • But more important, IMO, is the monarchic nature of the church.

    The Volokh Conspiracy » Remarkable Window into Amnesty International’s Worldview

  • And we're going to start exploring one of the most immediate of those repercussions in our next segment, "fashion trends for the post-monarchic season!"

    Jilly Gagnon: The Greatest Morning Show Moments in World History

  • He seems quite taken with the big authoritarian, monarchic state of the United Arab Emirates.

    Hugh Muir's diary

  • Rather, it is a fateful matter for monarchic regimes in the Arab region that insist on preserving their identity while seeking to implement reform.

    Raghida Dergham: Security Concerns and Political Reform in the GCC

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