Legitimism



[li-jit-uh-mist] /lɪˈdʒɪt ə mɪst/

noun
1.
a supporter of legitimate authority, especially of a claim to a throne based on direct descent.
adjective
2.
Also, legitimistic. of, relating to, or supporting legitimate authority.
/lɪˈdʒɪtɪmɪst/
noun
1.
a monarchist who supports the rule of a legitimate dynasty or of its senior branch
2.
(formerly) a supporter of the elder line of the Bourbon family in France
3.
a supporter of legitimate authority
adjective
4.
of or relating to legitimists
n.

1877, from French légitimisme; see legitimate (adj.) + -ism.
n.

1841, from French légitimiste, from légitime (see legitimate).

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