Monocracy

Pronunciation: [ moh-nok-ruh-see, muh- ]


Definition: noun

government by only one person; autocracy

Origin: 1645-1655


Etymology: mono- + -cracy; modeled on aristocracy, democracy


Usage:


Synonyms:

  • autarchy

  • autocracy

  • despotism

  • dictatorship

  • tyranny

Antonyms:

  • democracy

Example:

Monocracy is the rule or government by one single person.

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