Definitions for "Absolute monarchy"
a idealised form of monarchy where the ruler has the power to rule their country and citizens freely with no laws or opposition telling the monarchy what to do
A form of governance in which the monarch holds all power and shares it with no group or institutions, for instance, the nobility or the church. This form of rule predominated in most states, reaching its apogee in Europe from the 15th through the 18th centuries.
Autocracy in which a king, queen, or emperor exercises supreme powers of government