What is another word for seignior?

115 synonyms found


[ sˈe͡ɪnjə], [ sˈe‍ɪnjə], [ s_ˈeɪ_n_j_ə]

Seignior is a term that generally refers to a lord, master, or ruler. Some synonyms for this term include sovereign, monarch, liege, potentate, autocrat, and despot. Each of these terms denotes someone who is in a position of power or authority over others. Other synonyms may include words like leader, boss, chief, or head, although these terms may connote less formal or official positions of authority. Depending on the context, additional synonyms for seignior might include words like landlord, owner, or proprietor, which denote a person who holds a position of authority over a particular property or land.

How to use "Seignior" in context?

The word "seignior" is derived from the French word for "viscount." In its contemporary English usage, it is a title typically given to an aristocrat or landowner of superior rank. The term was formerly also applied to the higher ranking officials of the Roman Catholic Church.

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