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Definition of the noun royalism

What does royalism mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: royalisms

  1. adherence or attachment to a monarchy or to the principle of monarchal government
    • lexical domain: Acts - nouns denoting acts or actions
    • more generic words: adherence / adhesion / attachment = faithful support for a cause or political party or religion

Alternative definition of the noun royalism


  1. Impassioned allegiance to or advocacy of the establishment, maintenance, and/or interests of a particular king, royal house, or kingly dynasty; sometimes extended to the same of a non-royal (i.e., grand ducal, imperial, or other) family or sovereign; often contrasted with [term, monarchism, lang=en].

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Google previewHistory of the Civil War in Ireland, Containing an Impartial Account of the Proceedings of the Irish Revolutionists, from the Year 1782 Until the Suppression of the Intended Revolution (1805)

To which is Prefixed a Geographical and Historical Account of Ireland by James Gordon

Of the " Press,"—' which w as conducted in a style of superior energy and elegance, and with less violence, yet with so much intemperance as to accelerate its ruin, together with a rigid restriction of news-paper publications ;-— To give some idea of this paper, the following extract is presented : " The rule of right, is a rule that in mo- " rals should never vary ; but in these king- " doms to preach up royalism is the best rule ; " and the wisdom of Government protects " those who embrace ...

Google previewDiscours sur la situation intérieure et extérieure de la République. Trial of Messrs. Pitt, George, and Co. The Speech of Boissy d'Anglas in the sitting of the sixth Fructidor, on the political situation of Europe. Copied from the Paris Moniteur, etc (1795)

by François-Antoine comte de Boissy d'Anglas

Royalism is a criminal, degraded, and execrable faction ; it is divided in its view, and uncertain in its proceedings; it can no longer attack us by indirect means, or strengthen itself by those it has already employed. The vigilance of government ought now to extend to its secret manœuvres, to unravel its plots, to punish its chiefs, and repel its aggressions. - There is another faction, not less odious, which regrets and wishes - to reestablish the frightful reign of Robespierre. It unites itself to ...

Google previewHistory of the rebellion in Ireland in the year 1798, etc.,... (1805)

the 2d edition by James Bentley Gordon

" The rule of right is a rule that in morals " should never vary; but in these kingdoms to " preach up royalism is the best rule ; and the wisdom of government protects those who " embrace this right side of the question, while " it punishes with equal rectitude those who ...

Google previewWho's who in British History: A-H (1998)

by Geoffrey Treasure, Ian Dawson

Aelfric's thoroughgoing royalism is a further illustration of the close connections between the reforming churchmen of the tenth century and the royal house.

Google previewHistorical Dictionary of the British Monarchy (2011)

by James Panton

Royalism, Print and Censorship in Revolutionary England. Woodbridge, UK: Boydell, 2007. ———. Royalists and Royalism during the English Civil Wars. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2007.

Google previewThe Cambridge Historical Encyclopedia of Great Britain and Ireland (1990)

by Christopher Haigh

Engagement and Scottish royalism Engagement was 1647 ...

Google previewRandom House Webster's Rhyming Dictionary (2008)

by Random House

onanism, optimism, organism, ostracism, pacifism, paganism, pantheism, paroxysm, Parseeism, pauperism, pessimism, pietism, plagiarism, Platon- ism, pluralism, pointillism, populism, pragmatism, prognathism, prosaism, pugilism, pyrrhonism, Quakerism, quietism, quixotism, Rabbinism, racialism, realism, regalism, rheumatism, Romanism, rowdyism, royalism, rural- ism, satanism, Saxonism, schematism, scientism, Semitism, Shakerism, shamanism, Shintoism, sigmatism, Sinicism, ...

Google previewChambers's Etymological Dictionary of the English Language (1874)

by William Chambers

- royalism, roy'al- izm, n., attachment to kings or to the principles of kingly government. royalist, roy' al-ist, n., ...

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Scrabble value of R1O1Y4A1L1I1S1M3

The value of this 8-letter word is 13 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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