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Synonyms for authoritarianism
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  1. dictatorship, absolutism, authoritarianism, Caesarism, despotism, monocracy, one-man rule, shogunate, Stalinism, totalitarianism, tyrannynoun

    a form of government in which the ruler is an absolute dictator (not restricted by a constitution or laws or opposition etc.)

    Synonyms:
    shogunate, totalism, dictatorship, one-man rule, tyranny, absolutism, despotism, monocracy, totalitarianism

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How to use authoritarianism in a sentence?

  1. Wolf Blitzer:

    It will be the work of your generation to make sure that this degradation of democracy does not continue -- to see to it that our current flirtation with lawlessness and authoritarianism does not become a heritable trait to be passed down from this presidency.

  2. Jonathan Schanzer:

    Turkey has been backsliding into a dangerous blend of authoritarianism and Islamism.

  3. Jit Singh:

    This year has seen a significant rise in digital authoritarianism in India... and Twitter has been made into a scapegoat to send a message to other companies.

  4. Garo Paylan:

    The West, with its entire focus on the refugee crisis, has paved the way for Erdogan's authoritarianism.

  5. Hillary Clinton:

    Attempting to erase the line between fact and fiction, truth and reality is a core feature of authoritarianism.


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