Definition of unthrone in English:

Share this entry

unthrone

Pronunciation: /ʌnˈθrəʊn/

verb

Archaic term for dethrone.
Example sentences
  • He plays one king unthroned by hauteur and another unthroned by complacency
  • As the Puritan's would say, ‘By his own tyranny, the king unthrones himself.’
  • Washington was so glorified in his time that even history cannot unthrone him.

For editors and proofreaders

Line breaks: un|throne

Share this entry
 

What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.