sage-king

noun

often capitalized S&K
Confucianism
1
: an ideal ruler of antiquity who by combining the virtue and wisdom of a sage with the power of a king exemplified perfection in government
2
: an exemplary mythological ruler of prehistoric China

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“Sage-king.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/sage-king. Accessed 21 Apr. 2024.

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