Divine right in a Sentence  🔊

Definition of Divine right

a doctrine that states that kings and queens have been given their power by God and don’t have to consider what the people think while ruling

Examples of Divine right in a sentence

Refusing to consider the peasants’ needs, the Medieval king insisted it was his divine right to rule as he saw fit.  🔊

Because they didn’t believe monarchs have a divine right to rule as they please, the founding fathers shaped America as a citizen ran democracy.  🔊

Her Majesty believed that it was her God-given, divine right to govern the kingdom without the guidance of anyone but the Lord.  🔊

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