Synonyms and Antonyms of monarchy
a system of government in which there is only one ruler whose power is unlimited
- Under a monarchy, the position of ruler is often passed down from parent to child.
absolutism, autarchy, authoritarianism, autocracy, Caesarism, czarism (also tsarism), despotism, dictatorship, totalism, totalitarianism, tyranny
a group of people who live in a territory ruled by a single person
- The country was formerly a monarchy, but has now transitioned to a republic.
democracy, dictatorship, monocracy, oligarchy, sovereign (also sovran), theocracy
city-state, microstate, ministate, nation-state
domain, dominion, empire, kingdom, realm, republic
commonwealth, country, land, nation, sovereignty (also sovranty), state
duchy, dukedom, emirate, principality, seigniory (or seignory), sultanate
client state, colony, condominium, dependency, mandate, province, settlement, soil, trust territory
fatherland, homeland, motherland
great power, power, sea power, superpower, world power