legitimism

noun, often capitalized
le·git·i·mism | \li-ˈji-tə-ˌmi-zəm \

Definition of legitimism 

: adherence to the principles of political legitimacy or to a person claiming legitimacy

Other Words from legitimism

legitimist \li-ˈji-tə-mist \ noun often capitalized
legitimist adjective

First Known Use of legitimism

1839, in the meaning defined above

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