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