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absolutism

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of absolutism

  1. a system of government in which the ruler has unlimited power concerning absolutism Lord Acton famously observed that “absolute power corrupts absolutely” Synonyms despotism, autarchy, authoritarianism, autocracy, Caesarism, czarism (also tsarism or tzarism), dictatorship, totalism, totalitarianism, tyrannyRelated Words monarchism, monarchy, monocracy; Big Brother, Big Brotherism, Communism, fascism, Nazism; domination, oppressionNear Antonyms democracy, self-governance, self-government, self-rule; freedom, self-determination; autonomy, sovereignty (also sovranty)



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